“The Meter Is Running…” by L. K. Thayer

as the hip get hipper
and the lines grow deeper
time creeps closer
down my neck

I haven’t seen Jack
since he fetched
a pail of water
and I keep getting
for someone
to get me

and the clock
keeps tick-talking
and will somebody
call me a taxi
I swear…
the beat of the street
goes on and on
New York
will never
be the same
again right

it’s just wrong

L. K. Thayer

Photo by VC Ferry

All Rights Reserved

© 2009


  1. Lordy · December 23, 2009

    Take that bite from the big apple and chew
    A city like no other just like you!

  2. lkthayer · December 23, 2009

    Ahh Lordy, you are the apple of my eye! LK 🙂

    • Lordy · December 24, 2009

      Winks…..And you reach thru to my core!!!

  3. lkthayer · December 24, 2009

    My own Johnny Appleseed!!! 🙂

    • Lordy · December 24, 2009

      let me press you for a glass of cider!!!

  4. lkthayer · December 24, 2009

    Ah,hahahaha! an apple a day keeps the…..:)

  5. Lordy · December 24, 2009

    …………………..Cold away…..”” What a pair we are!!

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