Driving to Bridgeport

driving

This is no
hand-race down
plastic tracks
with gleeful
CRAShhhhh!

Did you forget
the consequence
of flesh and bone
against external force?

I can tell you how it ends —
ashes to ashes
and dust to dust
swept from the side of the road.


©2015, Jen Payne, #2 National Poetry Month

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