Benchland

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photoart & poem -©2018 Laura Granby

Bent sideways on his bedroom bench
the way a tree gives permanence to prevailing winds
backpack pillowed beneath blanket disguise
on the verge of last night’s puddles, tiptoes anchored
a rough sleeper ready set to go

In just five lines, am meeting Frank at the bar with the shortest of prompts: Brevity

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