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At a Stoplight

A flash of life at a traffic stop

By Kris GriffithPublished 2 years ago Updated 2 years ago 1 min read
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At a Stoplight
Photo by Hareez Hussaini on Unsplash

I listened to blaring music

Coming from the car of a teen

His tinted windows showed me

He didn’t want to be seen

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But I could picture his face

Smiling as he enjoyed the tune

Wanting to share it with the world

Like a child watching a cartoon

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He was racing off to meet a girl

Whose parents didn’t want her to go

They couldn’t see past his tattoo

So, his heart they couldn’t know

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But, he is a good kid

And she could make him so much more

They’d fight to keep each other

Because she brings peace to his inner war

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They’d fall in love

And unite their souls

While making a promise before God

To shield each others blows

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Her parents will grow to love him

For the father and husband he is

They will finally come to see

That he is their daughter’s bliss

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My trance was broken

When the music left my ear

I hope this boy finds heaven

When he reaches his next gear

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About the Creator

Kris Griffith

I have been away from creative writing for many years. I am trying to rediscover who I am through my writings. Come join in the journey!

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