August 17, 2015

New Companions


The annoying toddler,
his chatty mother
on her phone;
the silent standby,
forever waiting
to get home;
the First-Class couple,
looking hungover,
she in leather,
seeing her future
through dark glasses,
wishing she weren't
so alone.
These are now
my new companions,
hearing the agent
announce our boarding,
walking so quickly,
down the tunnel
of no return.