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3:15 Experiment Poetry 2011: because

August 15, 2011

August 14, 2011 3:15am
Napa, California
3:15 experiment

Because I lost my iPhone
I write by glow stick & full moon

Because Brett didn’t answer the phone
and Toni left town
I write in a vineyard

Because I have a sense of adventure
I write from the back of my Honda CRV

Because I don’t get the buttons
on the locking key on the car
a blue light has flashed all night

Because I am also a Girl Scout
I am prepared with a sleeping bag
the black down one I got when I
graduated from high school

Because I’m a dedicated poet
I am writing in the middle of the night
instead of sleeping

Because I am a dedicated blogger
in a few hours I will drive to SF
and go to WordCamp

Because this is an agricultural area
it is quiet and because it is
surely no one will be by
earlier than me
to go to work

Because it is the Perseids meteor shower
as I write if I get lucky
& I look out the windows
I just might see a shooting star

Because I am lucky already
I am surrounded by beauty

Because I am tired
I am going back to sleep now.

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