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Caregiving Poem #18

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SONG FOR EXIT 7
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One of these road trips I’ll get off
this pretty highway
and go see Lupa Zoo.
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O Babe, one of these back-and-forths
I’ll take some alone time,
go see Lupa Zoo.
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And whenever I do get my heels
inside those Lupa gates
I’ll skip the buzzards. Yes,
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I’ve already seen the buzzards.
Just now in low foliage
they poked at a tawny deer.
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Just off this pretty highway
not far from Westfield — O Babe —
birds on a dead deer.
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Yes someday soon I’ll make that turn,
go see pink flamingos
at Lupa Zoo.
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About ThereseLBroderick

Independent community poet living in Albany, New York USA.

One response »

  1. Makes me think of the song:
    “I love to go a wondering along the mountain path, and as I go I love to sing…”Jeanne Poland

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