Walking Distance

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
The length you go for love and a chance at life.

Submitted: April 24, 2013

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I see you on open roads.  
surrounded by fields.
A thousand little flowers, 
that I wish to be 
connected at the roots 
earthen and meaningful. 
The air carves stairs into the mountains.
Thousands of miles, skyward  climb 
to find you. 
Petals folded inward from the thorny clutches of time.  
I turn my palms to the sun 
examine the lines of hard living 
Sketched by some woe-begotten artist 
with the strength it takes to make leather delicate. 
To remove death from the dust 
and turn it to a thousand tiny flowers. 
I walk on open roads 
with lungs full of air 
and pennies meant for luck in my shoe. 


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