Get Your Premium Membership

In retro style

She can hear Elvis Presley in her earphones, A gramophone is playing on the table There's a Chelsea poster on the wall, And the forgotten black phone rings. He wore flared trousers and grew a mustache His cassette player sings: "Mr. Sandman", The floor clock in the apartment is ticking, And the movie goes with Audrey Hepburn. It is always tuned to its own wave, And he's an avid Castaneda fan, They will meet in tobacco captivity, And there will be love in the retro style. Their meeting is like a distortion, As if time has gone backwards, Love turned on the imagination And connected the unusual again. He rode up to her in a Deville, She dressed like Marilyn Monroe They spent everything they had saved, They got married quietly in the office. Blonde with peroxide in her pocket, And the dude with the cigar in his hand, Found each other in a retro fog, And together we went on the road to the dream.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020

Post Comments

Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth so only provide specific positive comments that indicate what you appreciate about the poem.

Please Login to post a comment

A comment has not been posted for this poem. Encourage a poet by being the first to comment.