today has been good.
The sky is amazing.
no more rain.
(Radio turned up. Station changed.)
Oh yes! Great Classic. John Mellencamp.
3 day weekend. So needed!
Little Pink Houses for you and me!
This road reminds me of home. My West Virginia home.
I’m tired…and only a mile from home.
car coming toward me.
it crossed the line.
I’m turning right. Turn more. Hurry!
Foot on brake. Quick jerk!
I’m crowded. Nowhere to go.
I see him. The driver!
“Hey You! Get off your phone!”
Slammed my horn! Our cars almost collide.
EYE CONTACT IS MADE!
I read his lips.
He says, “WHOA!”
(Steer left. Back on the road.)
Control maintained. Composure gained.
tight grip. near miss.
and in the blink of an eye…He’s gone!
Radio is off.
Nothing but the sound of the blinker.
Thoughts escape me… except for two.
P.S. True story.
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