Poem: Bus Girl

"Reflection on a Bus" by pavboq, Shropshire England 2014
“Reflection on a Bus” by pavboq, Shropshire England 2014

Bus Girl

She looks in the glass again
to check if the image has changed

New headphones, new hair
She’s still the same

LOOK

Eyeliner of lines drawn in the sand
Streaks of blonde scream in her hair
Lips moist with gloss, pink as a newborn

LOOK, again

Everything’s the same.
She smiles.

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Shannon Laws

Like my writing? Want to hear me read my poetry? Of course, you do. Please visit https://chickadeeproductions.bandcamp.com/releases and download some today. Only $1.00 a poem! Shannon Laws is a Pacific Northwest poet, voice-over talent, and podcast producer. She is the author of four poetry books, the most recent “Fallen” published by Independent Writer’s Studio Press. Shannon has received two Mayor’s Arts Awards and the Community Champion Award. She makes her home in Bellingham, Washington, USA.

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