Ocean spray, Palomar air, preferred parking.
Thoroughbred club, Kentucky turf, gates open.
Pearl-snap shirts, weathered jeans, shit kickers.
Collared shirts, linen shorts, boat shoes.
Printed tees, cowboy boots, straw hats
Silk sheaths, feathered bonnets, scuffed pumps
Chestnuts, at the post, down the stretch, five and a half furlongs.
Claims race, blinkers on, filly stakes.
Parimutel, exacta box, pick 3.
Jockeys, trainers, owners.
Buy the race, in the money, he wagers.
With patience, yet lonely, she waits.
Copyright 2017 Steph Abbott. All rights reserved.
I am taking part in The Write Tribe Festival of Words #6
Writing prompt: Share about a resource/s you have or use.
My Resource: Patience.
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