August 15, 2013

Joy Ride


Noir city youth
race death down
the highway,
the long, straight
road to the sea,
driving right up
to the edge
of the ocean,
each one 
passes by me.

Some few remain
to ride alone,
carried by family. 
Their engines
have been left
to idle forever,
as they turn 
for eternity.

8/10/2013