Down the street
an unscathed oak trunk
killed a car

grieving relatives
festooned the hard place

you have seen this before

woman with a drink
saw her husband
flirting with

drove off in a hurry

blind drunken tears
stamped her foot

and won oblivion

ribbons and flowers
dangle in the rain

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About riverwriter

Poet, playwright, duplicate bridge player, website designer, cottager, husband, father, grandfather, former athlete, carpenter, computer helper for my friends, theatre designer, backstage polymath, retired teacher of highschool English, drama, art, a baritone singer in a barbershop quartet, who knows what else? wordcurrents is on Facebook: Doug also has a Facebook page, "Incognitio", related to his novels.
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