Throwing open the door
to the desert's only 24 hour
he storms to the beater truck--
Stetson pulled low,
boot heels crushing gravel into dust.
Kicking stones in a skid of speed,
tires spin then bite hard
launching him onto open road,
heedless of the hour--
on getting milk home to baby.
Inspired by: SV - Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow - Still I'm Sad (vinyl)
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