Between you and me

between layers of deceit

your demons

Single Speed

Where are they now?
those pointless flirtations
with features 
younger than mine
& less to lose

The back peddlars

who took the scenic route
through your pumped ego
to the pull-off
where two frames interlocked

You had to know
they were destined to disappoint
and disturb the static air
left between us

so recycle your worn excuses
in single speed
leave me
to absorb the shock