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Best Car Poems

Below are the all-time best Car poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of car poems written by PoetrySoup members

Princess Needs a New Car
Princess just wants a new car.
I have told her that hers will go far.
'Oh, it's really not cool
driving this crap to school.'
'Do I need that...

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© Mary Nagy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: car, angst, daughter, family, funny,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member A Drunk Drivers Guilt
I drove home from a party one winters night
I'd had quite a few drinks but I felt alright
It was pouring rain as I approached our...

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Categories: car, death, drink, family,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Lady In White
One pitch black night I was driving home and was ready for my bed
My usual route was closed for repairs so I took the minor...

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Categories: car, dark, humor, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Worst and Best Christmas Ever
It was December Christmas eve, and it was snowing outside
Kids were making snowmen and some boys had made a slide 
Our eight year old daughter...

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Categories: car, christmas, daughter, snow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Close Encounter
I'd finished work at ten PM and got in my car
It was dark as I drove home and in the sky noticed a star
Could be...

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Categories: car, fantasy, surreal,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member M-M-M First Kiss
Oh, how wonderfully innocent
and juvenile, 'twas for me.
You, scooting surreptitiously.
closer and closer to me.
Like a soft, gentle caterpillar,
slithering and smiling.
Making its way home in the

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Categories: car, first love, growth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gumball Rally
We entered the Gumball Rally
My driver was “Backstreets” Tally
With his crazy fast car
We still couldn’t get far
Bad math, no gas, in Death Valley

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, car, crazy, fun,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Out of the Sun
             in the sun 

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Categories: absence, age, angst, car,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Vodge Diper
The day started badly as I had a bat flattery on my vodge diper

It was roaring with pain when I arrived at the par cark...

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Categories: car, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Land of Cockaigne
I was driving home late one cold Winters night
It was minus ten and the moon shone bright
Then in my car headlights a young girl I...

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Categories: car, chocolate, fantasy, girl,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Mother -- Come Home
Sitting with her now
How did she get so old?
       How did...

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Categories: car, fear, love, mother,
Form: I do not know?
Why Is It
Why is it that pressure feels so heavy?
When pressure isn't solid.
Why is it that tears of anger hurt more?
When anger isn't sorrow.
Why is it that...

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Categories: absence, car, confusion, cry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Road Trip From Hell
Across the vast Californian Death Valley I went out for a drive
The temperature gauge was reading a hundred and twenty five.

Despite the unforgiving temperature, I...

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Categories: adventure, america, car, sun,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Last Dust
In open space free
Steel and glass enclosure
A small moving space confined
My possession of pride
Momentum propelled by young drive
A companion of trust.

The wingless bird
Tunneled timid air

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Categories: analogy, car, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Driving Home For Christmas
bright gleaming cat's eyes
glowing like a string of pearls
guiding us at night

Cat's eyes were created in 1934 by a British Inventor called Percy Shaw. 


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Categories: car, journey, travel, tribute,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Kingsbridge Nine O Five
Pulled on the parka, and turned my face to the cold street.
Half running, half slipping, piece of toast hangin' from my mouth..
man oh man am...

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Categories: beautiful, car, girl, love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Shantelle
A brand new car is what I love,
Love the body, the new car smell,
So to local luxury garage I drove,
that’s where I met lovely Shantelle!


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Categories: car, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Cruisin' the Drag
Sipping cherry limeade, driving in the car parade, 
we're cruising in the Lone Star state.
Didn't want a bucket seat; the thing it couldn't beat, 

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: car, funny, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
the shortest road
is the one that you know
the longest road
is the one that you love...

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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, car, change, confusion,
Form: Verse
Modern Life
Modern Life
We are open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
Except Monday mornings and Sunday nights.
What are they on about, at this place that...

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Categories: funny, life, car, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When I Leave This World
Inspired by the song "Last Kiss" by Pearl Jam

You had just gotten your first car, a 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air,
We were only seventeen years old and...

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Categories: car, death, lost love,
Form: Couplet
(Words inspired by Casarah)

Our faces are turned toward Bangkok
That buzzing hive of humanity
Where folk brush against each other
As they twirl and dance
In an effort to...

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Categories: car, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Lifetime of Cars
I did not learn to drive until my twenties.
My two poor kids I hauled inside a wagon!
That wagon creaked when filled with groceries!
Fed up, I...

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Categories: car,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Cowardice -For Yellow Contest
He’d been too yellow to admit he was having an affair
Susie was seething and started screaming at his deception
She’d found long blonde hairs in her...

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Categories: anger, betrayal, car,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Speedy Gonzalez - For Andrea
Andrea was late - drove at the speed of light
Traffic cops chased her  - she got such a fright
The cop got out his book

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Categories: car, for her, humorous,
Form: Limerick