A Bus Ride Home
Running, running. Will I make it?
Yes! Tell the bus driver "Thanks for waiting".
Time to go home. Riding an old bus, that's
Rocking, bouncing down the street.
The 4 Russians chatting away in their native
Tongue. Annoyed with the multitude of high
School students who board. So chatty!
So disrespectful of other passengers!
Watching the scenery go by.
Can't hear the music playing on my mp3
Player over the bus engine.
The back of the bus is amazing.
Everyone wants to sit there and place
Any bags they have with them next to them
On the seat, then won't move them so
Others can sit.
What happened to common courtesy?!
I read my book and occasionally glance
Up to see where I am. I try not to think of everything I have to do at home,
Just glad to be going there.
The fall leaves are so pretty.
I need to destress-oh look!- houses
For Sale. I want one. Driving through
Capitol Hill and going past an ice cream
Shop I want to go in sometime.
The driver announces the next stop.
Someone pulls the bell in order to get off. The bus stops; passengers disembark.
Off we go again. Nope, stuck at a red light.
Change! Yay! Gah, now we stopped again for passengers. Oooh another house for
Sale. There are quite a few near the elementary school where I'm an intern.
I ignore the ads that glare from the top of each side of the bus. Don't care.
There are lights, too, but they are off. They're not needed since it's daylight, but they're on at
Night, providing light to passengers.
Halfway home! Woot! Dang bus takes forever. I take this route
Home practically every day and know
Pretty much where passengers board and disembark.
Light Rail is a given.
Someone sits across from me. A lady who looks
Like she works as a waitress or hostess.
Hate that this route runs through everything.
A more direct route is available, but I can't make that bus usually time wise. I'd be waiting an
Extra 30 minutes for the next bus. Forget that.
Apartments are slowly being renovated. There are
No glass panes in the windows, instead they are
Covered in plastic. The rent will be sky-high once
The project's finished, I'm sure.
Driving along Cherry Creek. I love walking
The single track alongside the creek or walking the path. I
Have also done some biking along it with my
Partner. We love to do outdoorsy stuff
Together. We are very active people.
There are several parks around us and one
Connected to an elementary school.
The driver is being kind and helping a
Mother with a stroller off. I commend
His act of kindness.
Time to get off. Home!