A Car Is Just A Car!

A car is a car
If it can ride you nearby or far

A car is a car
When it gets you in time to the bar

A car is a car
When you are addressed as Madam or Sir

But for some
A car is not just a car
It is a home
After a daylight roam
It is a home
After a nightly roam
Kind of like a homelessness
Reoccurring syndrome

Now give me any banger of a car
I'll give it hotly showers of a sauna
Play sweet tunes to it from a guitar
By the time you watch me stand by it
And pose with an exotic cigar
Waiting to take you out to dinar
You may even prefer it to a modernised jaguar

You see, to me
A car is just a car
Be it in a new silver shining coat
Or one decorated with tarnished scars
The simple reality
Is they all have similar
Passenger capacity

Whether be it a personalised 8 seater stretch limousine
Or a Ferrari with an exploding roaring engine
A car is a car
A vehicle of motion
A medium of transportation
Even when it shows signs of erosion
As long as it can move from junction to junction
I personally sanction

A car is just a car

Copyright 2006 - Sylvia Chidi

www.sylviachidi.co.uk


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Comments (2)

Artwork. Loved it! It has the influence of haiku, but is of MacLeish's own style. Incredible.
I enjoyed 'An Eternity, ' because I found it to be reminiscent of the way I perceived life in my youth. Like the 'wind in the grass, ' I to ran through life. The theme of 'An Eternity' is 'The Nature of Youth.' Thank you for the opportunity to read this interesting work of art.