Rate this poem:0.0 / 0 votes

100 lampposts a minute

I’m a pirate that should not be: Robbing markets and stands. I sail away in a cart that I stole, hoisting my flag made from your pants. You curse and you cry, and I laugh in disguise, watching the havoc I made. Ahh nothing like a plunder, stashing tofu and cucumber while going quicker than thunder on a reckless crusade.

It’s downhill me boys!

That’s what I scream or that’s what I shout, never really cared for what words were about, cause I’m going a 100 lampposts a minute and the brakes I haven’t figured out.

So, I ask: why wear a tie when you can hang with me and my crew?
We got a streetworthy vessel, chips, and tofu.
Font size:
Collection  PDF     

Written on March 22, 2022

Submitted by on March 23, 2022

38 sec read

Quick analysis:

Scheme X X X AA
Characters 645
Words 127
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 2

Discuss this Fredrik Sejr Jørgensen poem with the community:



    Find a translation for this poem in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)


    Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:


    "100 lampposts a minute" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 26 Mar. 2023. <https://www.poetry.com/poem/124010/100-lampposts-a-minute>.

    Become a member!

    Join our community of poets and poetry lovers to share your work and offer feedback and encouragement to writers all over the world!

    March 2023

    Poetry Contest

    Enter our monthly contest for the chance to win cash prizes and gain recognition for your talent.

    Browse Poetry.com


    Are you a poetry master?

    The haiku is originally from ______.
    • A. Ireland
    • B. China
    • C. Indonesia
    • D. Japan