Playing In Traffic...

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Playing In Traffic...

All you have to do
is wait for the next car,
just wait,
           wait,
                 wait for it to pass...
You know theres at least three behind it,
            but whatever,
                      you'll make it.
Waiting
          waiting
                   waiting
                             THERE!
Gotta be,
         Gotta be
                                     a Viper.
Damn....
One
         two
                 three
ZOOM!
                                       SCREECH!
Your ass hits the front bumper,
                            stumble to the side.
Youre okay.
               You smile.
                           You wave.
They flip you off
                     go on their way.
Jackasses.
              Oh well.
At least you made it to the median
                       alive.
Straddle it.
              Crawl over.
Hear the other kids scream your name.
Your heart
beats
          beats 
                    beats
fast...
'Cause this,
                     this
                                right
                                          here...
You die.
            Kids die....
Shit.
Horns blare.
                           Nothing like the other side.
You got four lanes
of full
          blown
                   semis,
                             vans,
                             the whole nine yards.
You take a breath.
                       Take a step.
                                      And...

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rsalassi commented on Playing In Traffic...

12-09-2010

You are so good at moving..moving..without letting up..moving. Excellent. Now I don't know if you'll feel complimented by this feeling of mine that I'm reading the last page of a stage play, or not, but I meant it as an homage to your skills.

ImStillHere

12/09/2010

ohhh okay :) thanks. ~Audrey

Chaos128 commented on Playing In Traffic...

12-09-2010

Ha ha Quite a creative exposition, Ish. You've perfectly recreated the sensation and experience of crossing Queens Blvd. at rush hour.

ImStillHere

12/09/2010

geez lol experianced at jay-walking, are ya?

brokenhearted11 commented on Playing In Traffic...

12-08-2010

i enjoyed this, so freaking much. the way you phrased each line was amazing, you kept my heart in my throat the whole time! this makes me think of adrenaline highs just to feel alive, and i love that aspect of the poem. a perfect 10 here ^-^

ImStillHere

12/09/2010

haha thanks :) ~Audrey

Brer92 commented on Playing In Traffic...

12-04-2010

Very interesting. I like the "thought process" flow of the poem. Very good!

ImStillHere

12/04/2010

thanks Brer :D ~Audrey

girlygirl1234 commented on Playing In Traffic...

12-03-2010

wowo this is so good....you describe things very well i jsut cant stop reading your promes they draw me right in

ImStillHere

12/03/2010

haha thanks Gg :) ~Audrey

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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