Gone Grey

“The sky from my window
is as grey as our pants
in high school.”

-Text message from Bob P.,
a classmate.

Divine Word High School, Section 4B, Class 1974

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GONE GREY
(Go grey, go stray!)

i see the grey sky –
the same sky you see
from your window,
sans the stray mist.

our grey pants
are but jaded memory that faded
with the swings and flings of our teens.

gone too,
our adolescent whim
and whimsical denim
gnawed by Time-vermin.

our grey pants and stray wants, we let go.
the grey sky and stray mist too, we let go.

in shifting shades
they just fade away (as I stray)

as our hair turns grey.

 

– between
pants-grey and hair-grey
are thirty-summers jay.

(c) 2004 Chito L. Aguilar

www.stags.clan.su

I welcome your comments. Thank you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s