Thursday, August 18, 2016


Will you open the door
when the knocking
your routine?
I'm not selling
or encyclopedias.

You think I am the outcast,
the hungry, the thirsty,
the one without shelter.
So you sit back in your chair,
bring your book
of romance into view
and live a fantasy.

I will not cease to knock,
an annoyance in your life,
hoping soon
you will realize
I have so much more
to offer
than what you choose to receive.

copyright 2016 - Donald P James Jr

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