Hoping For A Miracle

Hoping For A Miracle

With wrinkled homework
and sack lunch
in hand, 
late as usual, 
i hurried down
our tree lined
driveway.

my heart racing,
i glanced up,
in a weak gesture
of piety,
hoping just this once 
       God
would take my side.

the clouds 

       t
         i
          l
           t
            e
             d,

and then par    ted.

high overhead 
there was a sudden garish splash
of tumbling yellow, 


       and


holding my breath,
arms outstretched,
i attempted
the 
seemingly impossible
task of

catching the bus.
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