Tuesday, May 24, 2011

country music

I listen to country music.

I've never liked sushi,
I don't try to bike uphill,
I let my hair knot in the summer wind, 
I'd let a man front the bill.
I drive too close to the wheel, 
and i listen to country music
cause it has taught me how to  feel. 

I'm always the first to laugh at smiles,
I'm the first to cry at screams,
I do my best contemplating on sidewalks for miles,
I do my best sharing when someone touches my skin,
and i listen to country music 
to learn who to let in. 

I am terrible with numbers, 
I think in letters and poetry, 
I dont lack excitement or enthusiasm 
I really struggle with clarity.

and you are a man-
 from a country song, 
without the boots and hat 
but this is the real world, 
so we can do without that.






2 comments:

  1. country music is our shit in the dish room. (and yes i just read this whole thing)

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  2. i love it nikki
    i agree about the ending tho...
    I am not sure
    towards the end it sounded like the rhyme was maybe controlling you
    more than you were controlling it but once i start rhyming i can never stop so kudos to you for daring
    I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Im the first to laugh at smile and cry at screams thing
    so beautiful and i think it's even a fancy pantsy litrerary device of come sort
    I'm Impressed!

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