Lisa L.

Graceful As Rhinos

Screech! A ringing from the air incites the masses to stumble forward.
Swish! A dry coarseness grinds against my shoulder.
Poke! An ivory rod jabs my side.
There! The water is just around the bend.

Oops!
Sorry,
I rounded a corner and curved straight into you.
The fault’s mine – My eyes were daydreaming.
I know, it’s as cramped as the lunch line in here,
And we all must bumble our ways through the hallways, but
I bet rhinos can stampede,
Without even paying heed,
And still not crash into each other
The way we do.




[TABLE OF CONTENTS, LHS CLASS OF 2010 EDITION]


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