Texas 1

3rd poem in the collection, Road Noise.

The end of the world,
For the third time this morning,
Is a line up ahead
On the horizon,
With blue sky beyond.

Imagine a sign that says,
“Here Be Dragons!”
And then drive over the world’s edge
To sadly see—more land, more road,
And no dragons.

© 1996 William Herndon, All Rights Reserved
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