Outside the Window

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
The story behind this poem is a bit strange. I was riding in the car on my way across the country to visit colleges and was staring at the guardrail as it flew by outside the window. I don't know, the way the light hit it, something about it created this poem.

Submitted: December 20, 2007

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Submitted: December 20, 2007



Outside the Window


The pearl light of a roadside rail

Calls me.

Stretched like an elastic saxophone.

Singing elbow rhythms,

Dancing hips,

Strained ears cannot hear.


I know what you are looking for.

It is everywhere.

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