Mostly harmless (corto) wrote,
Mostly harmless

Ain’t it funny how the night moves
When you just don’t seem to have as much to lose


I read a beautiful post by a friend...
it talked about a place (Portland, actually)
and how it felt comfortable and safe...
like home.

It made me think about my drive in to work today.
I was cruising through my kingdom...
yeah, I share it with all kinds of other kings and queens.
But it's my home.

- and - on the subject of drivers in my kingdom

I must have passed a dozen cars either ideling off the shoulder
of buried in the gully between the highways
I watched a "cabbed" pickup truck do a snowback sliding sidways...
and vanish into the gully... only to emerge moments later with four-wheel drive kicking up a storm.
On more than one occasion I thought ...
"shyte man... you live here... you'd think you'd get snow = slow down by now..."

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