Friday, May 14, 2010

country morning 2

outside
first smoke of the day
on the steps
boxer shorts, unzipped hoody
roam over to pet the dog
chained and wagging in his
homemade house
workboots flopping
unlaced and muddy
neighbour drifts by slow
on the county road
waves
salute back with
a cigarette hand

unseamly behaviour down
in the burbs

14 comments:

  1. They leave you to your own devices in the country. I like that. I like cold 50's and Jets hats. Swisher sweets as the sun goes down, listening to gumboot clogeroo.

    HP

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  2. You paint the scene so clearly. I love your poems, Ollie.

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  3. I feel like one of the neighbors catching a glimpse I might not should have... but I enjoyed it!

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  4. Real people. Real stories here at 8. Olsonomics.

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  5. Boy Ollie, you certainly can paint a picture with clarity. Love it.
    Pamela

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  6. You're skill at creating an image with such economy of words is enviable! Nice work.

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  7. I love your careful and concise observations. Very effective.

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  8. amazing word panting.
    enjoy a proud Sunday.

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  9. Beautifully crafted, a picture painted with words to me. =)

    Cheers. ;)

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  10. your images are always superb and take you right to the moment and the burbs...bkm

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  11. I could imagine like a country scene....vivid poem

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  12. ooooooooh you have captured my most favorite moment! that first perfect smoke AND while wearing work boots (HOTTT). no need to contain this to the country, eh?

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