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The Paranoid Woman

November 9, 2009
By wanderer23 PLATINUM, Watertown, Massachusetts
wanderer23 PLATINUM, Watertown, Massachusetts
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I watch a paranoid woman
from the corner of my eye
I’ve seen her before
She smells
but I have a cold today, so
the stench doesn’t permeate me
The fumes bounce off my face
as I sit here,

I don’t mean to be rude
but I’m curious
about people
about other ways of living
So I watch as the paranoid woman
sifts through her plastic, noisy bags,
I wonder what her expression is
but I dare not look
because she is not in a zoo

“May I sit here?”
a stranger asks, politely.
The question is not rhetorical
but the paranoid woman treats it as if it were.

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on May. 11 2010 at 8:22 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Papillion, Nebraska
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Favorite Quote:
What the front door.

youre funny-I wis I was paranoid like that. 5 stars captain.