The Thrills of Spontaneity This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.


and so we took offin a whirlwind of

pulsating speakers and abandoned insecurities
tryingto break the sound barrier
in a '94 Toyota Camry

* * * *
we barreledover potholes and
every unfulfilled expectation
as we cranked up thevolume
until the dial finally broke off

* * * *
and soon there wasnothing but
the shimmering of headlights
the white-hot heartbeats of othertravellers like ourselves
and soon there was only the side glances and insidejokes
of three intertwining auras
knowing that, once in a while, you justneed to grab the keys





This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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