Beautiful Broken Day

Beautiful Broken Day

A Poem by Poe Redd
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during the drive through Mexico

"
twelve did die
the mountain said
with no respect for lines
and headlights glare now
and the sun's disappeared
has the sun really left us?
tucked away between the mountains
and was that a thank you?
mountains
that, minutes ago, stretched their necks
to glimpse the sun in evanescence
mountains become the clouds
slower
she whispers
her hair turning grey
but the light is slipping away
we're wound up in fear
and he goes so fast
pitting machine against distance
divided by time
that no number does the stress justice
unless it is one
second
holding still.

© 2013 Poe Redd


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Once again, you managed to make me feel breathless.
Wonderful job.
-Dragon

Posted 7 Years Ago


Amazing! I enjoyed reading this. Keep up the great work

Posted 7 Years Ago



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Added on September 18, 2013
Last Updated on September 18, 2013
Tags: drive, fear, beautiful, thoughts, broken, anxiety, danger, vacation

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Poe Redd
Poe Redd

Ontario, Canada



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