The Northville Review
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Breakdown in the Fast Lane

Howie Good

I broke down
on this road before,

clicking a dead flashlight
over and over,

as the surrounding darkness stirred,
suddenly full of plans.

About the author

Howie Good, a journalism professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz, is the author of nine poetry chapbooks, most recently Visiting the Dead (2009) from Flutter Press.