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A Bitter Brew

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A Bitter Brew

Outside, there is a small trail
and  six steps 
separating me from those that pass on by,

Impossible, to hide, behind my ruby house coat
and synthetic flavoured...  
bitterly savoured, morning coffee

An old man walks by,
paced, in slow - rhythmic strides
in order to balance three bags
his aluminum collection

Toes, emerging from the tips of his tattered shoes,

As he spies me
we engage in observations

He is courteous, as he desists,
lowers, his head in his travels,
continues to descend down the hill
around the corner of my house,
heat scorching
This morning, 
all I can hope for

Is that he does not rip my garbage apart.

Copyright © Angie Mae

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  1. Date: 6/7/2012 8:10:00 AM
    When I click on one of your poems I know it will be exceptional Angie. Thank you for sharing your words with us. I hope all is well with you and yours. I will stop back again soon. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/29/2011 2:46:00 AM
    Angie, I remember reading this back when you wrote it. So profound - such impact it puches with that last line. Many congrats on this feature of the week. Elaine

  1. Date: 3/28/2011 6:55:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved featured poem this week Angie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/27/2011 6:57:00 PM
    Congrats again, Angie. Vince

  1. Date: 3/27/2011 6:15:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Angie

  1. Date: 8/12/2010 6:11:00 AM
    A joy to read an oldie by one of my favorite poets Angie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/30/2009 5:09:00 PM
    Interesting title reflected in this excellent piece of writing ... great imagery, Angie !! A very well-deserved selection to be a feature this week here at the Soup! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 5/30/2009 2:10:00 AM
    Congratulations on having your poetry featured this week. Kindest thoughts, Anna-Marie.

  1. Date: 5/29/2009 2:11:00 PM

  1. Date: 5/26/2009 9:33:00 AM
    Congrats once again as you are being honoured once again with another feature of the week. We can’t get this kind of well deserved honour else where other than poetrysoup. Keep writing, you are a great poet… Leke

  1. Date: 5/26/2009 3:22:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 2:21:00 PM
    Been a while, Angie Mae. Congrats on the re-featuring of this one. Vince

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 2:17:00 AM
    Congratulations on this beautiful poetry being featured this week. More power and success. Ernilando

  1. Date: 5/24/2009 4:21:00 PM
    Angie, another honor for this poem! Congratulations on having it featured this week. Nice use of imagery for a thought provoking piece. Wishing you ongoing success with your writing. Karen