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Rusty Bicycle

An old man pedals his rusty bicycle

Down a narrow lane

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In dingy white shirt and bamboo hat

He pedals slowly, aware:

Each creak of the wheel.

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A neighbor knows the sound,

Calls out to him:

"Why don't you buy a car, Dr. Chen?"

He smiles,

Says nothing,

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Pedals on.

He can afford some oil.

 

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A teacher and reporter in California.

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