there is a place
remote and small
not too many
go at all
there is a bench
on a bus stop route
with a cover to keep
the raindrops out
and a box of food
from a gourmet shop
sitting alone
at this bus stop
is waiting for the 8:05
to deliver itself
because it can’t drive.



© 2008 kStan(ly) Lanning
this verse was inspired by a real box of food
on a real Governors Island visit
picture from, courtesy
Daily prompt – drive
Daily prompt – waiting

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