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Exercycle Races

There's an excercycle race on
Down at the local gymn
One guy's clearly out in front
But others closing in
All are pedalling frantically
They like to win these races
Each one with a determined look
As sweat pours down their faces

There's an exercycle race on
Down at the local Gym
This one's for ladies only
It's part of keeping trim
Each one of them has extra fat
A reservoir in case
Additional energy's required
To make the finals race

There's an exercycle race on
Down at the local gym
Vast calories are burning off
A race for life and limb
The mirrors on the wall will show
A worthy use of time
As most entrants likely should admit
They're more than past their prime

In the exercycle races
Down at the local gymn
At least one person's thinking on
What it is that's asked of him
All this time and money spent
Just maybe could be making power
To put on to the national grid
Then charged out by the hour

If we could store this energy
For use in something good
Like the greening of the planet
Then we probabubbly should
In some big battery somewhere
Or tank or holding pond
And draw on it when lakes are dry
Next summer and beyond

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  1. Date: 11/2/2013 11:49:00 PM
    Gary.:-) Congratulations on having your poem featured on the HOME PAGE.... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 10:57:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your rhyming poem. Yes, if this energy could be used for something greather than ourselves, the world would be better. Agree with your point.

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 4:24:00 PM
    loved it