This was inspired by a cheap balloon I saw at a store that fits the description of the balloon in the text.

she and i

as i recall,
we hadn't seen one another
for years
when she showed up on my doorstep
that night
with one of those cheap balloons
with a plastic stick on it

the balloon was decorated
with colorful flower decorations
and had the words "feliz cumpleaƱos"
written on it
in very decorative script

i don't speak no spanish
and neither does she,
but we understand one another,
she and i
(i don't think it was even my birthday
on that occasion,
as i recall)


Poetry by Thomas Perdue The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2016-02-04 at 03:46

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one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
this is sweet, it may be meant to be more than that, but i get sweet. which is nice.

Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
Another very nicely crafted poem.

Nancy Sikora
A story that could be a song.

This gives you the feeling of the extraordinary within the ordinary. It's elegant without being cumbersomely embellished. I agree with Ashe, "it's fun." I really enjoyed it.

I like this. It has a bad boy feel to it. It's fun.
Feliz cumpleaƱos! :)