top of page

5 Seconds


when I am on the highway

going 10-20 miles over the speed limit

I’ll put on the saddest song I’ve been into lately

and crank that bitch up real loud

And I’ll close my eyes

for as long as I can

before chickening out

and popping them back open again

The fear has to really sink in–

I have to feel that sting throughout the whole body,

for me to open my eyes


if you see a beat up

99 Mercury Sable,

with both side view mirrors taped on ,

and a spiraling dent

on the rear passenger side,

from when a semi almost sent me nose diving into the river styx,

and Johnny Cash blasting from the speakers,

don’t honk at me,

or cut me off,

I’m trying to get past 5 seconds


10 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

A few years ago, there was rattling noise coming from one of the wheels on my car. I took it into the shop, and a man handed me a bunch of bolts and nuts, and things that I had no idea what they were.

They danced together. They kissed each other. They smelled the other one. They held onto each other tightly. They fell in love. Then, they got married. They went on a honeymoon. They made a child. The

Maybe it is all a dream? Whose to tell me that it isn’t? Would you? Could you? Would you try to wake me up? . . . It was all a dream Inside the mind of a man Who fell asleep Years ago In his bed is wh

Post: Blog2_Post
bottom of page