The Edge of the Road and the Grass

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I can’t give you excess.
I can’t give you discretionary.

I can’t give you portfolios,
of stocks,
that rise and fall
like a deep breath.

We’re parked
on the edge
of the road
and the grass.

Sometimes we sit an enjoy.
Sometimes we zoom away.

I can’t give you designer.
I can’t give you luxury.

I can’t give you expensive tags
on things
that shine and stand out
like a silver tear on a red face.

But what I can give you
is a lifetime.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Thomas Davis says:

    That’s a pretty significant gift, says a man who has been married for 44 years and counting. Great thought. Great poem.

  2. Marc Rodriguez says:

    Thank you so much for reading. Congratulations on such an enduring relationship!

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  4. Marc Rodriguez says:

    Thank you sooo much. That means a lot. Thanks for reading. =D

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