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Those Garaged Emotions - Oct. 18, 2023

my everyday transportation

is Saab-like mild-mannered

heavily shielded and slow

practical for driving thru life

for fender benders tiny mishaps

and smile-wave from as I pass


kept in locked garages

are the rest of my emotions

non-bumpered vehicles fragile

often fast and reckless

impulsive sometimes daring


they’ve all been in accidents

and with parts hard to find

and repairs that take forever

it is always painful to tell them


No, we can’t go for a drive


because it often ends up

much more painful

after a Yes

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