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Horsepower makes us proud

Rednecks make parts in the basement 
They've mastered piston emplacement
They'll bore out a block
To be bigger than stock
Displacement has no replacement

Author's note.  A really great guy in the office has a classic '67 Firebird
that will go really fast and has fun taking it to car shows in the area.
This is part of American culture. Yahoooo!

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  1. Date: 9/19/2013 4:14:00 PM
    superb Duke you are a true master of limericks

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 5:49:00 AM
    You do these limericks so well Duke. Good piece partner.

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 12:10:00 AM
    Another great limerick...I've never been into cars, nice one, mate...peter

  1. Date: 9/15/2013 8:05:00 AM
    Yahoo, Duke can I ask where your from? Just wondering. A xool limerick. I have a Firebird..but, not an awesome one. all im gonna and their toys... enjoyed Linda

  1. Date: 9/11/2013 3:05:00 AM
    I find different meanings of your every line and this is so simple to understand.A very good poem which travels me in different thought.Thank you

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 5:53:00 AM
    Hehe! Very cute. Memorable poetry is a great limerick! And I got to say this is very great and very memorable. :) Have a pleasant week my friend. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 3:56:00 AM
    .. "horsepower" provides power .... even a small man being "great" ..... well written, Duke! - Have a great new week ... every day is your day......Yahooooo!! - oxox // Anne- Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 4:49:00 PM
    I live in a Mennonite town Elmira Ont. so I am surrounded by good old horse power. I would like to thank you for taking the time to read and comment on my poem have a great day!