Inertia

by Paul Charles

After the party
The die-hards among us
Accidentally rendezvoused at the gas station mini market
We stood there between our cars
In the yellow half-light, talking
About girls and horsepower and wondering
At the momentous consequences of seemingly trivial decisions
I mean if I hadn’t
Gotten into my car and driven away
I’d still be standing there today


Paul Charles is doing his best to make his few remaining days count forever.

One thought on “Paul Charles: Inertia”

  1. I can’t help but smile when I read this. Thanks, Paul, and thanks for the serious implications as well.

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