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September 18 - October 18, 2015

Bicycle Stories

artspace and Richmond Young Writers

Plant Zero Project Space Hallway Galleries

Lydia Galvin, Age 14
"Bike Cacophony"
illustrated by DANA FROSTICK

Slam. Click. Ugh. Heavy, Down. Sit. Push. Spin. Rubber on concrete. Smooth. Branches from the storm. Holes in poorly kept roads. Rocks. Bump. Bump. Bump. Swish. Hot wind. Hair in eyes. Sting. One hand. Still going straight. Stop. Squeeze the brakes. Red. Red. Green. Go. Cars rushing by. Laughing. Ha. Ha. They are fast. Turn. Wheels move. Right. Left. Straight. Legs burn. The hill looms. Drops down backs. Skin saturated. With sweat. Hard to breathe. Will the mind. Then down. No effort. Cruise. Fast. Smile. Scream. Cheer. STOP! Car doesnít see. Wheels screech. Movement halted. Safe. Close. No more cars. Keep going. Another hill. Big. Change gears. Hiss. Chink. Easier. Thighs are numb. Breath sharp. No one on this street. Dead end. Through the trees. Into a parking lot. Pull up. Rack. Lock. Thirsty. Water. Ahh. Walk. Bye. Bike.

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