Postman
by Richard L. Provencher

His jaw quivered as I

strode forth--

boldness my command.

 

Tracing footprints

across the grass

he scampered quickly as I

dared reach

for the gate’s lock.

 

We joined in impatient stares--

bared teeth vs nerves no

longer made of steel.

A pert schnauzer and a large

one at that

 

each of us willing to hold

our position

until the moment his

rush began. Then I slam the gate

and hurry to anywhere I can.

 

(c) 2018 Richard L. Provencher



Richard enjoys writing poems; many of which have been published in Print and Online. He and his wife, Esther are also co-authors of stories and a print novel. They are "born again" Christians and very busy in their church, Abundant Life Victory International, in Bible Hill, Nova Scotia.

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