Ghosts of the Intersection
Deborah P. Kolodji
Motorcycle screeching, another crash.
Writing up the report -- total nonsense
so Tom, the traffic cop, leaves to get smashed.
Fourth one this year -- it was always the same.
Curse of his daily beat, a Hollywood
matching stories as he listens, aware
Deborah P. Kolodji is a single mother of three children who lives in California. She works as a database administrator for a living to support her poetry habit. Her poems have appeared in Star*Line, Tales of the Unanticipated, Dreams and Nightmares and Troubadour. Her work has appeared in the webzines, Orphic Chronicle, Dark Planet and Ibn Qirtaiba in addition to Twilight Times.
Two of Deborah's poems have been nominated for a Rhysling Award by the members of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (http:\\dm.net\~bejay\sfpa.htm). One of Deborah's poems was tied for second place on the 1999 "Preditors and Editors Readers Poll"
Another poem by Deborah