Posts tagged ‘drive’

May 14, 2018

BURST OUT

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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My veins are all charged up

Giving pressure to my nerves

The indicators are so excited

To blast inside

To say louder and louder

That, I am satisfied in my zone.

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November 28, 2012

My Last Fare

by Kerrie Ann Salsac

It’s creeping closer to quarter to eight,

with a twelve hour shift reaching its end,

I drive my cab, trying to concentrate.

In jumps a girl, a wad of cash to spend,

so young and at the library so late.

A strange fare will always make shifts extend,

she shouts, “Follow that man!” I hesitate,

but needing cash I don’t want to offend.

I put down my foot to accelerate,

slowing only so to twist round each bend.

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