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Date in the Bike Lane
updated: Apr 09, 2011, 8:30 AM
By Courtney Dietz
Date in the Bike Lane: Some Lines for a Lousy Driver
A runner, a surfer, a walker and hiker,
I love to be active, I'm even a biker
Most days I get moving for my health and my mind
Other times laziness feels just as fine
Today I chose pedal power to propel me along,
Not thinking I would even exercise long
Little did I know my heart would get quite a pumping
As it felt like out of my chest it would go jumping.
No hike or no run produced this odd feeling,
Just a truck driver who found my bike lane appealing
Was it the helmet, the light or even the red vest?
My personality's magnetic! (surely you jest).
Thankfully, sir, I had just had my hair cut
As I found your enormous mirror attempting a head butt
I only regret not getting your plate
Apologies though, as I was in quite a state
So thank you kind driver for freaking me out
My heart has recovered, I lived through it no doubt
But next time you try and join me in my lane for a date
Know that you're unfairly tempting our fates
And If you find you're unable to maintain these rules of engagement
Maybe the PD will help make other arrangements?
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