not riding the bus

I tried to ride a bus once
but it never came
standing under the bus-stop sign
holding a bus route timetable
unsure of the fare but with
a pocket full of change
I waited alone
a half hour passed
until some motorist who saw me
when they passed by earlier
stopped and gave me a ride
we agreed public transportation
is not for everyone

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About Marcus

Who me? Introverted, neurotic, self-absorbed, increasingly cynical observer of human nature and part time social critic in hiding. Most of my life spent avoiding growing up. The naive idealistic passions of youth have evolved into the eclectic eccentricities of adulthood. Northeast Florida small-town native, related to people I can't relate to. Simultaneously my own best friend and worst enemy. Politically and spiritually unaffiliated, my personal ideologies put me all over the map or off it completely.
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