Come Messy to This Parade

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We do not apologize

for being unpracticed, unprepared, unzipped.

We often arrive out of tune, out of focus,
……..out of our minds.

And still we settle into familiar step —

a stride, a pace, a cadence

of like heartbeats marking time.


©2015, Jen Payne, #6 National Poetry Month
IMAGE: The large one parades on red bottom, Fernand Leger

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