Sped from White Salmon to Home Valley
through four short tunnels and one clear lane.
Trestles dark, stamped across levees
along the hills carved from the rain.
Diesel ambush, a railroad beast careens
while two small wheels race along this train.
1995 Triumph Speed Triple vs. 200,000 pound badass Union Pacific
I love motorcycles so much that I don’t even like my car anymore. I’m writing it secretly because I don’t want my car to know that I like the bike so much better. It’s an old Ford so any bit of jealousy will certainly result in me calling a friend because my car broke down.