ambiguous

headlights flash on/off
signal to oncoming cars
cop? wreck? deer? who knows

No 5-7-5

On my way home from work two weeks ago, an oncoming car’s headlights flashed on and off. I knew an area with reduced speed was ahead, so I expected to see a patrolman waiting. I didn’t pass any cops or see anything unusual. I guess I’ll never know what or who that other driver was trying to signal. At least he inspired this haiku for day 18 of NaHaiWriMo. 

 

7 thoughts on “ambiguous

  1. Those flashing headlights, meant to be helpful, so often slow me down for some time as I wait to approach something that never appears. Could it be that a fellow traveler just has a weird sense of humor?

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