Coke-commercial man

He had
The elegance
Of self-rolled cigarettes
The skin-thin paper
Twisted at the end
Played the guitar—
Of course
Played in a sort of off-hand way
Casual
So casual
Ah, he was my Coke-commercial man
Selling music on the road
Road tripping America
On weed and wheels
Windows open
Sweating in the dusty wind
Blue cotton collared shirt
Flapping
White clouds
Cigarettes
Blue sun
Sky
..
..

–from Keeping Records, © 2007 by Colette Mazunik.  ISBN: 978-0-557-21108-1

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One response to “Coke-commercial man

  1. Oh..I just love the flow and tone of your poem…there’s an American West flavor to it…thanks it was fun to read.

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