broken glass

Car window smashed
Pieces of glass tumbling out
Sparkling all over the asphalt
I tremble and look to see what was taken?
Oh- How could I forget!
I left a small suitcase!
Human error
Lapse of judgement
They could've taken more but didn't
No sign of anyone or a rock
Ghetto neighborhood
Doesn't make it any less traumatic
My friends were there to help sweep the glass 
and patch my window with cardboard and duct tape
I drive home feeling quite humbled and vulnerable and grateful 
that it was only a few things and a broken window

Diana Tenes
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About dianatenes

I was born in San Jose/Silicon Valley and raised in the Bay Area. I have been writing poetry since I was a child and recently started to share it. I read some poems at a Poetry meeting for the first time last year. I have co written, produced and directed children's theater in the East Bay. I have self published a guide to eco-friendly, second hand shopping and recycling "90% OFF Every Day! available on Amazon and Kindle. I have worked as an Actress, Make-up Artist for Film/TV and Face Painter, Costume Designer and run a small business selling vintage clothing (pop-ups). https://www.facebook.com/894408793925661/videos/vb.894408793925661/908989729134234/?type=2&theater https://www.instagram.com/dianasdressingroom/ https://www.imakefaces.com http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0854952/ https://www.yelp.com/biz/i-make-faces-vallejo https://www.facebook.com/DianasDressingRoom/ https://www.facebook.com/imakefacess/
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