Dan Brown

Rookie (20.02.1988 / Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK)

Animals In The Road - Slow


Flashing signs,
Warning me,
Of animals in the road
- Slow.
As I crawl along,
At a snail’s pace,
In the inside lane,
I understand the sign.
A fox,
A deer,
And a badger,
All litter the hard shoulder.
Animals in the road
- Slow.
Remains of
Rabbits,
And what I believe
To be a pheasant,
Merged with the
Middle lane
On my left.
Animals in the road
- Slow.
These animals in the road were too
- Slow.
Or maybe,
You animals in the road
Didn’t.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 19, 2006

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