2020-08-13 – Pop’s Tool Box

Pop’s Tool Box

found pop’s tool box-
stashed under
mind’s steps

pad-lock still latching-
stripped in forceful
fashion, of

tarnished metal
casing took the
tone of his

without the twinkle of
his reflection, nor
the profile of
his marble


stashed pop’s tool box
in space under
mind’s stairs,

with the tiny me
still locked in

Grumpy Gorman

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