Riley welch is a poet from texas living in colorado. She posts three original poems a week. 

Los Feliz

Sudddddenly time is frozen
And 40 miles per hour is too slow to burst this bubble
It's like you aren't even moving.
It's like you're at a standstill in traffic
But the speedometer says "45"
But you choose to ignore it
Not ignore
Just distrust
There's no way
There's no way you are moving
Because you are stopped
Your heart rhythmically thumps
But you don't believe it either
And the music echoes your heart
But both tell lies.
Lies like the speedometer on your car
And lies like the ones that froze time.
Lies that ripped you apart
Then put you back together
All while time was frozen
So nobody noticed.

9/2/2014
Riley Welch

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