Cruisin’


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I’m here to cruise on down to memory lane,
In my mind-boggling red-hot jalopy,
Like the Little Old Lady from Pasadena.
A convertible, preferably it doesn’t rain,
Can’t get the top up, but now I’m feeling no pain.

A young hunk tops the petrol tank,
Inspects my oil gage, says there’s no more than a drop.
I suspect it’ll cost some, so I open the door,
‘Hand me that can tossed under the plank,
I’ll fill ‘er myself, you blinkety blank.

I check out the gage, why heck it’s plumb full,
The young hunk, why he’s nothin’ but a fool.
Jump in my wreck, I head down the road.
In my rear-view mirror, the punk’s chargin’ like a bull
Then I recollects, forgot to pay that numbskull.

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I am a mother, retired foster mother, grandmother, and last, but not least, an author. I have self-published a children's book of rhymes, titled, A Rhyme In Time for ages five and up. I also wrote articles for Suite101, and had some short stories published in a local paper. At present, I am in a new phase in life once again. I hope to spend more time reading accompanied by Goodreads, write daily on my blog, and read other people's works of art. I also love photography and want to share some of my part of the world, along with travelling experiences.

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3 comments on “Cruisin’
  1. Topaz says:

    A lovely poem – the last stanza is my favourite! 😉

    Like

  2. Kirsten says:

    This made me laugh out loud at work! Great poem. I’m glad I found your poetry site. For some reason it kept taking me to another site when I was clicking on you from your comments on my page!

    Like

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