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San Francisco

As the Cable Car lumbered down Nob

Hill, the rattle of the trolley was a volley

And he ducked and tucked his head


Under the fuselage. Clutching rosary,

He offered up a hurried Hail Mary

Just as The Commander Gave “All Clear”


And The Conductor announced “Next

Stop”. Relieved, of having to parachute he

Put himself on mute to silence his crying.




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suegwool
suegwool
Apr 15, 2022

playful and moving all at once, and how I love the sound of the words! xoxoox

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