Slipping and sliding, that's how she flies
Dodging the taxis, avoiding semis

Expert in the clinch, a move of her hip
Death so defied, a professional trip

Delivery assured, she's never been late
Vouchers and packets, she makes no mistakes

Gliding the white line, a perfect traverse
No greater her time, in this universe

She prefers her Schwinn, it's light and it's fast
Weaving a path, all traffic to pass

Don't try to catch her, she's over the moon
She ducks as she hums, singing her tune

No records to break, nothing to prove
Doing the freak, shooting the groove

Flying off to the left, a sexy sensual move
She does as she wants, all silky and smooth

Kinda gleaned this from a Dire Straits song "Skate-a-way".
Took it down a bicycle bend, based on seeing vids of delivery riders in NY, who did crazy things on a bike. :D
M A Griffith
M A Griffith
Oct 14, 2016

Line of blood spills out like syrup
a split instant following the surgeon's scalpel
just under and around my wife's swollen belly.

She lies there in epidural and dozen-hour labor stupor
arms stretched out on the operating room's crucifix table.

Small Christmas tree angel of a woman, an inverted Christ now.

I don't look down at her face –
the blood and what follows hold my eyes wide open.

Our daughter is escaped from the wet cavity cut across my wife.

No blood on her -
it is all on her mother.

Sound swirls around us
many voices all loudly in a hurry to be heard.
Numbers and words thick
with terminology

My baby, in given numbers,
a weight and a rating,
by these loud people.

We have given her a great-grandmother's name
as her middle name,
a name she will come to love
more than she loves her own.

It is her right to do so -
There is no blood on her.

#family   #baby   #birth   #delivery  

Remember when life was delivered

from milk right on down to your meat

There'd be people  out delivering groceries

At least two on every side street

If you neglected to pick up an item

Just phone up and talk to the store

A delivery boy would soon bring it

You don't get this service no more

Each house had a door for deliveries

Your milk, cheese and eggs would all fit

If you call up today and said "tab it"

The person you're phoning would shit

Ice was delivered in wagons

Horses pulled them around every town

But, today ony fast food is delivered

And delivery horses aren't  found

Every morning when you'd get your paper

It was delivered as well by a kid

You could smell the fresh bread in the morning

with the glass bottles of milk with gold lids

Remember when life was delivered

It was all a much simpler time

Back when customer service was special

No it's gone and that's just a crime

Chris Neilson
Chris Neilson
May 7, 2016

I was a home delivery driver
of groceries and frozen food
many a tale I could share
many a tale too lewd

The fragile humble egg
the driver's worst nightmare
getting to and from undamaged
whilst taking extra care

Stuck in traffic one day
late for a rural afternoon drop
to an aged woman
known to get in a strop

A box of 6 eggs included
unchecked earlier in my haste
not hopeful of escaping her wrath
and no time to waste

On my tardy arrival
mature woman met me with a snarl
unsympathetic to my plight
and the road conditions snarl-up

She grabbed the egg box
opening it in a hurry
3 eggs were damaged
now was the time to worry

She had invited visitors
to her cottage for dinner
without 6 eggs her life was over
I was NOT on a winner

Another 30 mile round trip
was now on my to do list
all for 3 eggs for her highness
the rural raging tempest

I suggested it unwise
to put all her eggs in one basket
a total sense of humour failure
she wanted me in a casket

Another true tale
#food   #frozen   #humour   #eggs   #delivery   #driver   #basket   #casket   #groceries  
Casey Dia
Casey Dia
Dec 1, 2015

First snow, we watched,
Blueprints breaking apart.
A paradox talking loudly,
Over no one in particular.

Our house became haunted
by so many curses,
and none of them watched
the inches stack onto
piles of dead earth.

They were too busy deciding
which one could laugh
the longest without breathing.

One month from today was the delivery.
Everyone whispered into their hands.

Meanwhile, the blizzard exploded
inside the walls and left us
with all these bite marks,
exposing our circuits to the cold air.

Everyone picks themselves up and waits until tomorrow.

#first   #earth   #snow   #curse   #cold   #walls   #haunted   #blizzard   #delivery   #circuits  
Lillie Frank
Lillie Frank
Nov 22, 2015

I should have said no
And stayed in bed
(I don't think they really need me)
But -I guess- wanted to wait
(Because you're well worth it,
Even if you're not mine)
So now I listen to every footstep and hope
And write to pass the time

#love   #hope   #waiting   #baby   #delivery   #labor  
Lillie Frank
Lillie Frank
Nov 22, 2015

I listen to the white walls and
The sound of padded footsteps,
Opening and closing doors
That will eventually lead me to you.

The baby in me is moving,
I just know it.
My breasts ache,
But it's nothing compared to what you are now breathing.

I don't think I am worthy of God's ear,
Especially not these days,
But I pray his calm presence over you.

May angels lead you in.

#god   #faith   #pregnancy   #waiting   #hospital   #delivery   #labor  
Kwasi Boakye
Kwasi Boakye
Sep 12, 2015

Talking to the moon,
I realized it wasn't too long before it was noon
With a lot on my mind,
I prayed the moon makes an exception
And stay longer than usual
Because this message
Only him I can trust to deliver,
Some say coward, some say setback,
Some say something else
But I say reason, I say season,
The season for the reason I do this
The reason of the season I did that
I had that but decided to make it right
And I hope you get it right
Just the way it is,
Just the way it sounds
Just the way it sings,
Just the way it rhymes
Because after this, I may never have the courage
To say again what I have wanted to say for 10years…..

#message   #post   #delivery   #comments   #send  
Jay Ash
Jay Ash
Aug 14, 2015

You are in darkness
and cannot see

How truly beautiful
you can be

and so I did
what I could

to ensure
the light of the good
deep within your heart

You are far
and much beyond

any fair star
in your kindness,
beauty and friendly bond

You have awoken my heart
to the great and beautiful art
of life and love

and as the dove,
angel of peace
I will fly
and deliver
your blue sky

For you Alessandra
#love   #peace   #sad   #heart   #hope   #happy   #friendship   #darkness   #light   #delivery  
My Dearest Reno
My Dearest Reno
Jun 25, 2015

expression in your eyes, speaks wonder
i love your eyes as my hair falls over you
i longingly miss those eyes,
resting in a million memories, lifetimes
time waits there with the stars of the night
core of your soul hooking into mine
telescoping love of a new galaxy
another masterpiece sings in frequency
now and forever

#grocery   #delivery   #clean   #741  
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