a bridge lost to transit

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hourglasses sigh

long slow ride on a singing track

words of the engineer swim in my head

his wife grows flowers on my favorite graves 

i owe her money once removed.

 

bleary eyed passengers must think it's morning

lollipop sucking brute of a ticket taker

he plays it stern and professional

takes all my willpower not to laugh

 

the steady sway lulls me to peace

and i think of someone i never met

 

surprised by a beautiful lost landmark 

the cracked remains of a footbridge

garish graffiti hides your nouveau charm

what mighty act of willpower can take me back there?

 

the curves of your architecture 

trace history in lilting patterns

a remnant of a path that was forgotten or unknown

such a rich and vibrant muse if only i were back there

 

the steady sway lulls me into peace

and i think of someone i never met

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KindredSpirit's picture

You are

A beautiful dreamer.

KS

and_hera_met_zeus's picture

aww thanks :)

You are a good liar lol just kidding