Tagged: engine

pardon, let me park

pardon, let me park
my brain here, turn off the engine
of thoughts, or even

just let it, god-forbid, idle –
yes, for longer than five minutes

on green lake, for a

on green lake, for a
moment, we are held by the
summer heat and our

engine sputtering a call-
and-response to the ripples

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: sputtering

hope catches the

hope catches the
light off the high-grade
polish, streams out
of the rolled-down
windows and exhaust
pipe, purrs with
the engine on I-85
after escaping from
an evening at
the body shop
you know
the feeling – both
your mind and
your wallet feel
a whole lot lighter