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Zombie Car Lot

Last year we went shopping on Halloween
To find a new car for my lovely queen

Sadly when we arrived onto the lot
A ghastly salesman appeared on the spot

He thrust his hand in too close to my face
I shouted out, “Run before he gives chase.”

In the showroom we felt safe and secure
Until I was grabbed by the manager

Her face was pale and her eyes were all red
My wife thought she was of the walking dead

Her nails dug in my skin with a chilling grip
Yet, as she mumbled we gave her the slip

We ran over to a nice shiny car
But were waylaid by a man with a scar

He groaned and gave us a sales zombie stare
So I quickly uttered the good Lord’s Prayer

I pushed my wife in the car; then it locked
Plus I read the window and got sticker shock

I banged on the glass, “Hey honey let me in.
There are more salesmen approaching the din.”

She was helpless in there without a key
I had to act fast; it was up to me.

I yelled, “We’ll take it,” to one of the curs
Then was hauled in to the loan officer

They wrenched every fact from my weary life
I had to placate to rescue my wife

I then heard a hushed scream out on the floor
They must have gotten to her through the door

I signed the papers, though at a high price
Then dashed between two guys as cold as ice.

I shoved salesmen aside and joined my hon
But slammed the door on a big warty thumb 

The sales zombie shrieked and quickly pursued
Though with his hand wedged, he was tough to elude

We then sent that sales zombie right on his a$$
Just before our car smashed through the plate glass

When my wife asked how much was on the loan
I went into shock and drove lifelessly home.

For Halloween Poem contest     David Fisher on 10/30

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  1. Date: 1/1/2014 11:01:00 PM
    David Such a creative, fun, scary, spooky, silly and entertaining write. It keeps the reader interested from beginning to end. Nice job Thanks for the congrats on my Wishes poem.

  1. Date: 11/27/2013 12:39:00 AM
    David, , Thank you for spreading and sharing your kindness. You know me I’ will always enjoy stopping by with love and support, no matter if I do not Understand what I am reading at times. I am very grateful and thankful to all who have been supportive of me one way or another. Your heartfelt words are the main attraction of who you are… Thanks for your inspiring visit. ----- Happy Thanksgiving ~ LINDA

  1. Date: 11/23/2013 4:49:00 AM
    wow talk about scary David congrats on your win Shadow x smile hug

  1. Date: 11/21/2013 4:43:00 AM
    congratulations on your win David this one kept me gripped xx

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 8:40:00 PM
    David, Congratulations on your win. Take care ~xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 6:39:00 PM
    A really big adventure. I will remember not to buy a car on Halloween. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 5:37:00 PM
    well, I thought this would be a first place one but glad to see it on the list. Congrats to you.

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 5:13:00 PM
    David, . Congratulations with your awesome Zombie win. Stay Alive LOL....... SKAT ~Love

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 9:54:00 AM
    Congratulations on the win, David

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 9:41:00 AM
    I'm Business Manager for a BMW dealer. I'm pretty sure I know some of these people*lol* congrats!

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 8:06:00 AM
    - Interesting to read about Zombies - glad that they are not real! - Congratulations on your winning poem David !! :) - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 7:11:00 AM
    Congratulations my dear friend David on your super win in my contest with only one theme, “Zombie”! I extremely love and thoroughly enjoyed your very entertaining and outstanding spooky poem. Thank you so much for your loving support. More blessings! Love lots and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 12:13:00 PM
    talk about creativity, awesome! funny write, keep at it!!!

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 12:47:00 AM
    hahaha. GREAT STUFF. One of the best in the contest.

  1. Date: 10/31/2013 11:30:00 PM
    Nice mental picture. Good luck in the halloween contest

  1. Date: 10/31/2013 7:24:00 PM
    the combination of zombies and sticker shock is hilarious....well done

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 8:10:00 AM
    WOW, awesome imagery and imagination. Really liked the ending! Good luck in the contest :)