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Spadina Literary Review  —  edition 12 page 02

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Road Trip

by Ivan Jenson

I kind of
love
this dance
between us
it doesn't feel
choreographed
or overly produced
rather
it's like
the nervous
laughter
heard in movies
that are not supposed
to be funny
and it makes
me chuckle
as I buckle in
for the short cut
or long ride
I will take
to that
tourist trap
known as
the Big Apple
of your eyes

Ivan Jenson's book of poetry, Media Child and Other Poems, is available on Amazon. His published novels include Marketing Mia and Erotic Rights. See more at www.IvanJenson.com.