Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Catch up poetry

Noticed around the Interwebs yesterday a few of my favorite bloggers were taking part in the Fourth Annual Blogger Silent Poetry Reading. So, since I didn't know about this, I'm going to take advantage of it today with one of my favorites by ee cummings. Enjoy.

she being Brand

-new;and you
know consequently a
little stiff i was
careful of her and(having

thoroughly oiled the universal
joint tested my gas felt of
her radiator made sure her springs were O.

K.)i went right to it flooded-the-carburetor cranked her

up,slipped the
clutch(and then somehow got into reverse she
kicked what
the hell)next
minute i was back in neutral tried and

again slo-wly;bare,ly nudg. ing(my

lev-er Right
-oh and her gears being in
A 1 shape passed
from low through
second-in-to-high like
greasedlightning)just as we turned the corner of Divinity

avenue i touched the accelerator and give
her the juice,good


was the first ride and believe i we was
happy to see how nice she acted right up to
the last minute coming back down by the Public
Gardens i slammed on


brakes Bothatonce and

brought allofher tremB
to a:dead.


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