Raphael Freitas

Speed

So many drivers depend on
A blacked out race car

tagged with its number like a fighter jet
on the runway ready for take off

I took a second to blink
and when I looked

it had already blasted off




[TABLE OF CONTENTS, LHS CLASS OF 2009 EDITION]


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