Poetry

Miles City

A logging truck was rolling up the road. The claw was up and snagged on every wire, but it was ferrying a heavy load so power poles were dragged, the lines sparked fire, clattering up the main track of the town. What a performance! Shut the city down. Rookie driver. And you think life is grim? The Custer County Sheriff burst from his booth, raced west, read him his rights, and handcuffed him. I saw them up the road. To tell the truth, kid was so cute he could have passed for Cupid. I wondered how can beauty be that…

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