Fugitive Fragments

by Mike McGuire

Great Divides

Originally posted on poetrybyclaudie:

We kissed a few frogs
and we dated some dogs
yeah we climbed into bed with some slime
It took time to learn
that it pays to discern
who should take up our money and time

We partied all night
got home drunk at daylight
feeling seedy and tired and spent
we could laugh at ourselves
and our hangover hells
man, it feels like those days came and went

‘I’m too sexy’ would play
while we’d dance round the place
we were looking for fun, friends and love
then I flew off one day
on a cheap one way plane
-the recession turned push into shove

I cashed in my bets
while you looked for To-lets
It was time to start living our lives
I found myself there
just a case and long hair
while you soon settled down …

-great divides

Now we catch up sometimes
and we talk…

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4 thoughts on “Great Divides

  1. Thanks heaps for reblogging this Mike xo

  2. pi314chron on said:

    Have just read a handful of Claudette’s other poems and feel she definitely needs encouragement in the craft of poetry. Her raw talent and engaging subject matter will carry her far but she is a diamond in the rough who time, study, practice, and reading great poets will give her skills the polish they are lacking. Bottom line for me is that she has promise. Thanks for reblogging Claudette’s poem. That, in itself, speaks volumes for her.

    Ron

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