Night-time, ten to four A.M.

Georgios A.V. By Georgios A.V., 24th Oct 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/134frgs8/
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A racing driver runs his final (by choice) race. I love this poem.

Night-time, ten to four A.M.

Night-time, ten to four A.M.

I will be on the road, a bad road tagged
Called 'Your Insights Terrestrial Roadway'
at a speed of inoculated fate dragged
into my altered oddities of soul betrayal.

above signs speed limits, effort of strive
at what distance will tangent lines drive?
I could only afford of a celestial ticket
A cyclic chord music, sacrificial trinket.

Up a strenuous, snake-like slippery mountain path
hollowed out cavern mines, engines powered wrath
My gloved hands tightly clenched upon leather steer
fast shift of gears, a tango with death commandeer.

Of heights and depths, impertinent forsaken place
of eerie outcasts, only obscene destinies will grace
all efforts. Upon this path, an intruder I shall be
outsmarted by nature's rejection of an even destiny.

Indomitable motor's turbocharged power propulsion
all hidden dreams weave on this Northern traction
wet surface, no-speed to deny, titanic of torque
winner of never, of skies above a champagne's cork.

Night-hour of else on a high mountain strenuous road
if I waited for an ambulance, would be an act odd
a little droplet of crimson acquainted with my uniform
Since ten to four A.M., cloud high, killed in the storm.

Tags

Death, Effort, Mechanical, Motor Racing, Mountain, Psychological Drama, Storm

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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
24th Oct 2011 (#)

Thanks for sharing this tragic poem with us, good imagery

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author avatar Georgios A.V.
26th Oct 2011 (#)

Thank you for your comment friend. I like this poem, it is close to a tongue twister, but also runs like the wind.

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