Tuesday, September 9, 2008

night of a thousand lights

first the unnerving noise of one
than another
the flashing lights
reflected on the ceiling
the hydraulic sound of air brakes
more spins of lights
neighbors talking excitedly

i was locked in
to a long distance call
but looked out once
a lot of blue and red

i figured they were taking down a meth lab
the kids said everyone
was wearing masks

i have to cut this short
end of tale
2 squad cars
1 ambulance
2 mid america energy vehicles
and 7 fire trucks
on a dead end street
turned and left after
a 30 minute stay

i still don't know why