Poetry Month / “Neon buzzing”

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Along the route, and under

Budweiser neon buzzing,

in the barroom window above

I killed time buying beer

with loose coins collected

in a Chevy pickup ashtray

and trying to count

the number of streetlights

between you and home.

 

This piece is included in my book, “Country Songs and Backroad Love Notes” – available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle:

Published by Steven Harz

Steven Harz was the 2013 winner of the international People's Poetry Contest and is a three-time winner of The Iron Writer Challenge. In his writing, Steven captures the exhilaration, pain, and frustration of love, all the while making you strive to find the perfect balance. His work will pierce your heart with memories of love gone bad or an undying commitment to not let that happen to you - pain, truth, and appreciation pour out of his words. Steven's works have appeared in Inwood Indiana Press' Tracks, Voices 2, Donut Factory, Words+Pictures, Ink Monkey Magazine, The Germ, The Voices Project, Pocket Thoughts, and Indigo Rising UK.

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