Bio Note: An author, poet, educator, my poems have appeared in many international literary magazines, journals and anthologies, including The Fib Review, The Flatbush Review, Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape, and the Atherton Review. My most recent poetry collections are Edges and Rags & Feathers; Also, my first collection of fiction, Masques: Flash Fiction & Short Stories was published in August 2020. A Washington based author, I currently enjoy writing, turning wood, participating in “virtual” poetry readings, and—fishing along the Hood Canal.
Déjà Vu Wild One
Chopped hogs buzzing like open highway bumblebees; in my classic black motorcycle jacket, oily leather smells slap against the wind, as I—a cool, conspicuous, hard tar bandit lead the H. D. posse through flat lands and mountains, dodging two-wheel mid-life rally questions. Blue & white collar homies join forces, recollect days before bulging bellies betrayed comfort bound domestic rebels; though routes never differ, some people change I personally miss angry drivers flipping the bird, but resent requests to honk a Harley like a trucker. The Tubes enshrined burning rubber ballads, children of an Easy Rider generation, we roll loudly out of sight, stylized helmets mask our fearless aging faces, forty-something outlaws, fierce silver warriors, longing for timeless envy, approval.
©2020 Sterling Warner
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