Hoping to Receive

Much Laughter ~ Philip Brent

Much Laughter ~ Philip Brent

Sitting at a store counter waiting
A new, nonworking fountain pen
Hold head down, no flow grating
So grab another pen, begin again

As I write, I watch the busy world
Coffee kiosk, fuzzy socks, balloons
Ads, short, tall, and flags unfurled
Acres of pretenders singing tunes

Ghosts, goblins on All Hallows Eve
Robot, ghoul, princess, pirate, too
Going out, hoping treats to receive
And go home with more than a few



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