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Where You're Headed

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TITLE (EDIT)
Where You're Headed
DESCRIPTION
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[162 words]
AUTHOR
Mary Jo Javier
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Writing has been my voice in expressing my views. I hope that it'll get through you.
[September 2000]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (8)
Chairs (Poetry) - [34 words]
Consolations After The War (Poetry) - [132 words]
Looking Through Glass (Poetry) - [54 words]
The Old-Fashioned Nature Of Conflict (Poetry) - [120 words]
The Story Of The Ages Is Under The Still Limelight (Poetry) - [100 words] [Mind]
Unspoken Sentiments (Poetry) An account about the pain of rejection. [189 words]
Untitled (Short Stories) - [250 words]
Waiting For My Guest (Poetry) - [115 words]
Where You're Headed
Mary Jo Javier


Itís in the air
Breathe it in
Later, sell it
to the highest bidder
Exhaust your fuel
When you run dry
Take the dirt road
Itíll be bumpy
But itíll cut miles of your journey
As you reach your destination
Donít go right into the house
Itís not yours anymore
You sold it,
Remember?
Knock, if somebody answers
Tell him you need to speak with the owner
As you enter
The owner shall cordially accommodate you
Ask him about anything regarding the place
Heíll give you proper answers
Satisfy yourself with everything you need to know
When youíre through,
Immediately leave, thereís no need for you to bid goodbye
Now that youíre outside
Run as fast as you can into the woods
at the turn of the road
Before the sunsets
Not unless you want to get caught
Itís good advice, my friend
And itís for free Ė take it youíll need it
Itís the only way to get there safe
Donít resort to haste
Youíll be under the sun in no time
And youíll have me to thank Ė
For that account, you are very much welcome my friend

 

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© 2000 Mary Jo Javier
STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
September 2000
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