Car Crash

September 19, 2009
By Chris~Ortiz BRONZE, Phoenix, Arizona
Chris~Ortiz BRONZE, Phoenix, Arizona
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Silent is the world.

As the sound barrier breaks.

Demolished by his reckless speed.

Diving, dodging, swirving through lanes.

5:30 traffic has no authority over him.

He becomes a speeding bullet, rushing towards it's next victim.

The beckoning scarlet lights plead him to stop.

He doesn't, but does notice the semi a second too late.

He stares at it hopelessly,eyes wide like a deer's when enthralled in headlights.

The collision causes spark and oil to explode violently.

But Silent stayed the world.


The author's comments:
Origionally this was just an assignment for my english 5-6 class, but in the end it lead to a poem I thought was really good. being a reader of Teen Ink, I thought I post it and see what happens

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