Amy Kitchener's Angels Without Wings
Presents the maiden voyage of the space ship
Introducing crew member
EMERY L. CAMPBELL
skirt askew, a
tearing trucker, diesel fumes,
their fates entwined as one.
They little know that mayhem looms
until they crash, a rending smash of
epic force, abruptly discontinued dash. No one escapes
unharmed, of course; remains are pried from scattered trash.
The trucker crushed, she ICU, her bod now asymmetric lies;
a count reveals one arm too few, result that
scarce electrifies. For God's sake heed the red
light's glow. Indeed this story's moral is:
a stop on red is best.
It means you'll live long
and have the time
and strength to