The One for Me (Written September 12, 2014)

The One for Me

 

I stood by the roadside,

Waiting for someone

To give me a ride.

 

The cars roared by,

A little too close

For comfort.

 

It was late in the day,

And I was lost

In the glare of the sun.

 

I was leaving home,

Because nobody knew

Who I was anymore.

 

I hardly knew myself.

Every week or so

Someone would die,

 

And someone new

Would take their place.

We’d all sit around,

 

Mumbling and complaining,

Or staring into space.

I found it very hard

 

To get through the day,

Very hard to sleep at night.

But when I saw that car,

 

Coming closer all the time,

And ripping up the tar,

I knew it was the one for me.

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