Skip to content

Behind The Driver’s Pit

August 29, 2012

She fixes up her hair, two hands behind her head.
Behind the driver’s pit, where he cannot see her, making herself pretty.

She swings her body ’round, pivoting from the yellow bar,
and coyly tells the driver, she thinks him “cheeky”.

She drops one hip down, as she juts the other one out.
She lets her knee fall untidily to the side.
The men on that bus are all boys to her eyes.

She has always been, she will forever be, seventeen.
And there’s something ugly-beautiful in that.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: