Haiku for You – February 5 – Reflections of

Saw blue flashing lights
Reflected, did not see crash …
Was it really there?

This haiku was inspired by the phenomena experienced by drivers on i85 (and maybe other freeways) where the flashing blue strobe lights, Georgia cops have the brightest cobalt blue anywhere, are reflected off of cars, the sides of trucks, freeway signs and wet pavement. Due the amount of traffic and the multiple lanes, you never actually see the cop car, crash or other emergency vehicles. If the tree falls in an empty forest … if you never see the crash ….


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