The Un-Canny Man

April 15

The Un-Canny Man

by Gareth Patterson

A can once loved as a man,
Rusted inside,
Though outside gleaming tan,
All the dents that hide.

Left deserted in the alley,
Completely alone,
No one to help rally,
No way to atone.

Thrown in the trash bin,
Kicked around each day,
This man of tin,
Nothing ever goes his way.


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