Dad drove the dream Volvo


This morning’s half-
awake dreaming
placed me in the passenger
seat with dad up front
driving down a gravel lane.
Poor choice, I
thought, this wraith who
struggled to be in
control of the car
(and her life), but he
took the turn,
mismanaged a judgement
call of edge & wall with
driveway challenge
heightening tension… Then,
no warning for this jump
cut, he was suddenly
parkouring over walls & away
from me. Hands on hips,
I stood, scolding this
distant kite-
figure who’d cut his
strings to

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