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poetry by j matthew waters

taking the rocky road out of town


she walked casually into the room
two oversize scoops atop a sugar cone
and as her eyes caught mine
she suddenly froze

I sensed small wisps of steam
hovering above the dark chocolate
assorted nuts and marshmallows

winking
she extended her arm
as if holding a microphone
and for a brief moment
found myself unable to speak

you’re funny she said
pulling back her arm
turning around and kicking one leg back
suddenly vanishing before my eyes
laughing and licking
right out of dodge



april two thousand fifteen
copyright j matthew waters
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4 thoughts on “taking the rocky road out of town

  1. ya gotta love some rocky road 🙂

  2. I really enjoyed this poem, Matthew. You created such a vivid, sensory scene … love the play on word in the title, too 🙂

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