Safety In a Name
…if you board a bus, a Marco Polo model,
In pasty dawn Matamoros,
You know your trip down to torrid Tampico port
Will be just fine.
A superb driver sped, and slowed, through eight hours of rain, mud, potholes,
He brought Marco Polo to the terminal,
Or, did Marco Polo bring him …?
Eugene “Gene” Novogrodsky mid July 2015