Jim Trainer

24/30

In Jim Trainer, National Poetry Month, poem, Poetry, THIRTY FOR THIRTY CHALLENGE on April 24, 2015 at 11:54 pm

she stood there like empire
heels dug into gravel
smooth legs blazing out of teal blue
bun on her head tighter than a fist
she calls out to him, “Daddy.”
she can’t wait another second
he stands…leans, bloated in wealth
impotent with drink
“I’m…coming!”
it’s a shame she’s standing there
a shame she can’t wait
a shame someone’s watching this
through the blinds

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