Five-Point-Two Miles

And so, I went walking
car dodging, road hopping, side walking past a greyscale alley.
You went with me,
held me back when foot slipped into traffic and life flashed memories.
She went with me,
yelling about walking exactly two-point-six miles to the sea.
We all laughed when we arrived between an airport and shipyard.
Staring on,
Staring on,
for a single book, located a block away from our hotel.

©2018 by Tanner Huppert


Tanner Huppert is a poetry and fiction writer from northern Wisconsin. During his free time he is working on songwriting and other media projects.

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