Ride

Hop on take off dodge car dog on porch barks cat crossing street runner short shorts young mother with stroller kid too old pedal spin pick up speed turn lights go yellow red green [push off go through crossing around park pond twice watch out geese maybe three times break orbit asphalt bumpy man with cane yellow hydrant red octagon stop almost not quite it’s clear green street signs one missing sun warm heating up roll sleeves mauve crepe myrtle keep pedaling time running short hurry one more loop construction avoid breeze now cool fresh still summer fall coming traffic cross turn shift brake release shift pedal harder spokes twirling blur slow roll brake stop off lock stow cats one stroke each head to shower not really time but early morning bike ride fast.

Copyright 2015

T. Allen Culpepper

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