Drive Away

Keys jammed in the ignition.
Clock glowing bright, it's midnight.
Reverse slides into drive.
No destination, but a different life.
Volume goes up, speakers explode.
Headlights flash on the open road.
Vision mixes with memories.
A past that just wasn’t enough.
A fight that was just too tough.
Out of the boring and into the world.
But try as he might, he cannot leave.
Like a boat out at sea, he’s anchored to this place.
He has to cut the lines or be erased.
Held back by everyone, he makes a choice.
It’s time to live, time to be free.
The engine roars, the car shoots forward.
He takes one look back, and he is gone.
Out for adventure, no matter what comes.

The End

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