Shawn L. Bird

Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

poem-leaving August 31, 2014

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 9:44 pm
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The trucks are packed

tight with boxes and furniture.

You’re off to The Big City for university,

to earn the final credentials to begin your career.

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Sorry to hear about the flat tire on the Coquihalla Highway, kid.

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The Coquihalla Highway connects the interior of BC with the Lower Mainland and Greater Vancouver.  It is a high mountain pass.

 

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6 Responses to “poem-leaving”

  1. Beautifully contrasted. Proud celebration v. brutal realism


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