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Drive

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Below is the poem entitled Drive which was written by poet Allison Ballard. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Drive

The muggy road
coughs the ticker tape
I trace with my eyes.
A piece here…
a piece there

I could spend a day
Wondering what the
asphalt tastes like
If that was a choice

I would fantasize about
doing what I wanted
“STOP” coming only from me
Everything would be left
And feel right

And I could be a glutton
to the singleness of me.
The destination immense,
A sea, a patient sea
that for me, could wait

unlike the Acura on my back
With an assertive fist raised
Against what I do

I am who I am 
For me
Not you.

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  1. Date: 10/5/2012 6:55:00 PM
    I read many of your poems tonight, thanks for sharing. You stretch this readers psyche, I like that. Really like the last stanza here - "I am who I am, For me, Not you." good words to live by. Welcome to the soup, Ernest