Peripatetic Blues

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Peripatetic  Blues

The signs along the highway
are leaking semiotic fluid

psychotic cacti strike a calculated pose

linguistic lizards parse the parched desert floor

Slim’s feeling demotic,
neurotic, anecdotal, over-used
he’s looking for a sanctuary
the fisherman and the shoes

he’s got those my way is  the highway
peripatetic  blues.

 

Taking part in Open Link Night over at dverse.

15 thoughts on “Peripatetic Blues

  1. msjadeli

    I had to toggle back and forth to dictionary.com to figure out what the words meant. This sounds like Hunter S.Thompson on a road trip — and he’s one of the lizards 😉 Fun poem, JIM.

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