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    The Poet's Notebook

    by David Knape

    Sitting in a wooden chair
    in the back of the bookstore
    there is a man
    writing stuff down
    in a little notebook

    people come down the aisle
    looking
    for books and things
    they do not know
    they are being watched
    and written about

    the man records their features
    their quirks
    their conversations
    his eyes are his camera
    his pen is his recorder

    they do not see the man
    they have no idea
    they have become words

    immortalized forever
    inside the poet's notebook.


    © d.knape

    June 11, 2013
    More "Once Upon A Line" - Light verse and poetry by d.knape
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