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Book of poems written for the second and third years of the Promptly Poetry Challenge.
#1035709 added July 26, 2022 at 8:49am
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No Taxis
No Taxis

No taxis in this game,
don’t waste your time,
unless you are famous
with money for ghosts,
or maybe field marshall
with memoirs unwritten,
or political hack
with excuses to make.

There’s a reason, you know,
a writer’s life is called
auto-biography.
If you don’t have a car,
then you just have to walk,
you can’t wait in the street
for a car labelled WRITER.
Sorry, no taxis in this game.



Line count: 16
Free verse
For Promptly Poetry Challenge, Week 3 2022
Prompt: Photograph of taxis in a busy street.

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