Her fondest desire
was to be a wooded path
that lead past a rapid stream
and through a field of wildflowers.
fate often deals with malice
and she finds herself
a crowded two lane roadway
full of potholes, hard traveled
with random litter on either side.
R. Gerry Fabian is a retired English instructor. He has been publishing poetry since 1972 in various poetry magazines. His web page is https://rgerryfabian.wordpress.com. He is the editor of Raw Dog Press (https://rawdogpress.wordpress.com). His novels, Memphis Masquerade, Getting Lucky (The Story) and Seventh Sense are available at Smashwords and all other ebook publishers. His first book of published poems Parallels is available as an ebook and as a paperback at all major bookstores and on Amazon. His second book of published poems, Coming Out Of The Atlantic, is slated for publication in 2019.
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