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Long Tailpipe Poems

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American Idle
The lazy consciences
of the long yawn, credulity class
work so hard
to be an American Idle

“Care less” is their toga motto

You gotta have Roman candle aspiration
Pleb effigy be the 
burning goal of a finger-twiddling nation

Fiddle sticks 

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Categories: tailpipe, allegory, metaphor, philosophy, work,
Form: Epic

Premium Member Snazziest Wheels In Town
The very first automobile that I ever owned,
Was a 1937 Ford sedan that was many times preowned!
I bought it when I was a junior in high school as I recall.
It would do about 55 miles...

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Categories: tailpipe, funny, teen, me, me, high school,
Form: Rhyme
Mistletoe Lane
I used to get mistletoe 
Each and every year
Lost the man who brought to me
But I knew it had to be near.

Load up the kids
In an ugly old van
Chains, food, and blankets
Who needs a man?


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Categories: tailpipe, family, places, seasons,
Form: Bio
Premium Member A Fatal Mistake
A father went to clean his car,
All covered up in snow.
For company, he had his son,
Eleven years, in tow.

The temperature was freezing
So the dad thought he should sit
Inside the toasty car
To warm himself a little...

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Categories: tailpipe, life, sad, father, father,
Form: Rhyme
While Waiting for a Stoplight
litter of leaves by the side of the road,
yellowing paper, soggy with last night’s
beer, spilled from a bottle thrown
from a car and smashed in the gutter.
dead something-or-other, maybe a mouse,
lies just outside of my car...

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Categories: tailpipe, life, on work and working, places, urban,
Form: Free verse

As just-hitched kids, we drove 
a Model T Ford with a crank 
for the engine, and a running 
board.  My big brother sold us 
his old carriage as a first car for 
a brand...

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Categories: tailpipe,
Form: Free verse