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“The Girl on the Bus” on Spillwords

on November 17, 2022

(Photo from Spillwords)

I’m pleased and honored to announce that my poem, The Girl on the Bus, has been published today on Spillwords. I want to thank Dagmara K. and the staff at Spillwords for publishing it. Please visit Spillwords and show them your support. Thanks!

The Girl on the Bus

by Dawn Pisturino

The bus driver watched you in the mirror,

His eyes wide with fear,

When you stood up in the middle of the bus,

Crying like a terrified child.

Passengers waited with bated breath,

Wondering what you would do.

The sharpness of your pain . . .

Please visit Spillwords here to read the rest. Thank you so much!

Have a beautiful day!

Dawn Pisturino

November 17, 2022

Copyright 2022 Dawn Pisturino. All Rights Reserved.

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35 responses to ““The Girl on the Bus” on Spillwords

  1. aparna12 says:

    This is such a heart touching, beautiful poem, dear Dawn. Your poems are very lovely and it’s a great pleasure to read them. ♥️♥️♥️♥️😊😊😊

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Ingrid says:

    Congratulations Dawn!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Timothy Price says:

    Congratulations, Dawn.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Beautiful Dawn. Congratulations 👏👏👏

    Liked by 2 people

  5. kvbclarke says:

    Sometimes that is all we need. Someone to say “it will be all right” with authenticity and care!

    Liked by 2 people

  6. Another published! Many congratulations to you!!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Kirsten says:

    Excellent write, Dawn. Loved it! Congratulations! 😊

    Liked by 1 person

  8. utahan15 says:

    it was full
    and had to pull
    away
    the sign
    was run over and knocked down
    and is now shown by a red cone
    shown
    how sad
    after the money they ve had
    bus stop!~

    Liked by 1 person

  9. WOW Dawn, what a touching and heart wrenching, yet excellent poem my friend. 🤗💖🥰 CONGRATULATIONS on your publication. Well deserved. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Michele Lee says:

    You’re having a wonderful writing week! Bravo, Dawn! 👏🏻

    Liked by 1 person

  11. Congratulations to you Dawn!
    Nicely done!! ❣️

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Harshi says:

    Congratulations Dawn! You’ve captured the love of a stranger so well in this poem! Well done!

    Liked by 1 person

  13. Such a moving poem, Dawn. Congratulations, and welcome to Spillwords 😉

    Liked by 1 person

  14. Belladonna says:

    Congratulations! This is such a touching post.

    Liked by 1 person

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