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Awkward Society

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Awkward Society

A wisp of thought
sails across the crowded room
gliding from person to person
bobbing on breaths
of smoky conversation

The bouncing balloon
hovers at my table
I snatch with greasy fingers
slippery with thoughts of their own

Shameful, artless fumbling
with cherry cheeks, I laugh
boisterously loud
but do not smile

Silent, awkward pause
I excuse myself from the table
to wash my hands and
think of something witty to say.

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  1. Date: 9/23/2009 11:28:00 AM
    It seems everyone's heart is flowing over today. Makes for some exciting reading. Thank you for sharing yours with us today Erica. Love, Carol