They say that in the average life
of a person from our generation,
each of us will have passed
through our pockets:
3 Indian Head Pennies,
2 Mercury Dimes,
1 Buffalo Nickel,
and a lifetime of opportunity;
If only we slowed down long enough
to pay attention to our change.

narrative poem written on 03-05-2012 by: on mattkane.com
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