11.09.2013

Let's Call It Divine Intervention

Shoulda pulled over
when you had the chance--
But then, that truck
woulda hit the car ahead,
babies in the back seat.

This teensy but thoughtful tanka is poem #9 of 30 Poems In November to benefit Center for New Americans.

4 comments:

  1. Now, that is above and beyond defensive driving. Divine indeed.

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    1. not sure this describes it so well, but it's real, a real conclusion i reached after that car accident in August.

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  2. guess you played bumper car for a reason, then, marian ~

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    1. makes it better to think so, anyway.

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