Dashboard savior

Just a glimpse -- quick flash really.
Swishing past next to a hula girl,
grass skirt swirling gold, green.

Downtown Bellingham street,
Cornwall, road running out
by Assumption Catholic Church,

near that purple place
where all the peaceniks meet.
Wondered briefly if Second Coming

is capitalized -- likely, yes,
because it would be important.
In a '69 Camaro, I think,

not something you would drive
to reach a mountanin lake.
Anyway, saw him fly by, upright,

hands in prayer, eyes blue, bright,
glued tight to the dashboard,
not about to go anywhere.



Timothy Pilgrim