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Joanna

Going, Going, Gone

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Backpack packed,

door shut quietly,

stars shining cheerfully,

a long way to go.

 

Dark alleys looming,

old haunts sighing,

lonely steps echoeing,

then the city left behind.

 

Trees throwing shadows,

owls screeching hungrily,

roots trip me angrily,

but I’m in safety… for now.

2 comments

Reihaneh on 31 May, 2020

Amazing

Pia on 12 April, 2017

That's amazing!! I love this poem!