Shawn L. Bird

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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.


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




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



6 Responses to “poem-leaving”

  1. Beautifully contrasted. Proud celebration v. brutal realism

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