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

Shannon P. Laws lives in the Pacific Northwest. She is a published poet, currently working on a series of short stories. For seven years she produced award-winning community radio programs that promoted the PNW music/art community. Shannon's other interest include operating her voice-over company, Chickadee Productions.

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