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31 August 2008 @ 05:31 pm
Day Twenty-Three of 41 Days of Metallicar ...  
I'm still on a John kick. It's funny, but the John ones have mostly come on their own, without planning on my part. Hmm -- maybe I'm haunted.  Anyway, here's my contribution to day 23 of the 41 Days of Metallicar celebration.

This one's for my friend originalcindyr .

The car was haunted.
He’d known it for a while, but he also knew that salt and fire weren’t required. There was no disembodied spirit trapped in the metal.
There were only memories and dreams, and he clung to them.
In the rearview, he saw tousle-haired Dean playing cars with Sammy in the back seat. From the corner of his mind’s eye, he saw Mary beside him, eight months pregnant, eating an ice cream cone and laughing about cravings. If he tried, he could almost put both scenes together, imagining his happy family in the car.
He’d never sell her.

I think -- I've been thinking about my Dad lately, so it's not that far a reach to bring up John. Of course, considering the Impala, it's never a far reach to bring up John ...

Current Mood: blankblank
Current Music: "As Tears Go By' by the Rolling Stones
whimsywinx: SN-ImpalaRescuewhimsywinx on August 31st, 2008 10:15 pm (UTC)
I'm sniffling for John again.
bardicvoice: WWJD by <lj user=oh_mcgee>bardicvoice on September 1st, 2008 12:08 am (UTC)
I keep doing that to people ... 'll try to get cheery, I promise!