P.F. Fasulo

Rookie - 48 Points (1991 / Portland, Maine)

The Windows Are Down - Poem by P.F. Fasulo

I surrender my thoughts
To the sounds of the engine
The air I'm moving through
And friction; tires gripping turns
They're all interim filler for what's next to me

Moving far too fast
Velocity is a calming sedative
Bending the universe by shifting gears
Father time turns away his wary eye

With each apex and depression
Each bend; each straight
Peace and aggression become the same
As desire and need have been for some time

Not a street light for miles past
All is well
Not a soul at this hour
Just you and I

The not yet visible sun
Sends faint blue into the eastern skyline
With glassy ocean to my left
And fleeting darkness at my back

I slow down
A minute again filled with sixty strife seconds
Thoughts race back to my brain
But desire and need stay the same

Inside my head you are a passenger
The seat beside me is empty

Comments about The Windows Are Down by P.F. Fasulo

  • Romeo Della Valle (4/18/2012 8:43:00 PM)

    WELCOME! to the Poetry World! What a elegant and impressive way to entry in this World and you clearly shows in this amazing and well crafted write that you really have the potential to make it to the top as long as you keep giving us more food for thought like this wonderful write! 10+++ Thank you for sharing this, your first poem but not the last, I am sure of that! It has been a pleasure and an honor to read it! God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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