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MY FIRST CAR (Poem #94)

It's my first car and I'm sitting behind the wheel.
My Dad helped me get a really good deal.

Holding the steering wheel I feel so much power.
Oh how long I've waited for this very day and hour.

 I'm pumping the pedals but not going anywhere.
Along with my excitement there is some fear.

 But I've longed and waited, so I now put in the key,
And it's off into the sunset I go, Whee! Whee!

 My heart is pumping, as I'm racing it seems
Straight down the highway chasing my dreams.

 Then too soon it's time to put the car away,
And now it's just a memory, this exciting day.

 But I know when morning comes around,
My car and I will be off and running around town.

(c) Copyright by Jean E. Gorney
 
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Submitted on July 13, 2016

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I wrote a poem for my daughter and new son-in-law and read it at their wedding reception in 1997. People have been encouraging me ever since. I try to write up-beat and happy poetry. My poetry has been in many anthologies, newspapers, church bulletins,etc. I won a small contest once. I self-published some small(4x5)books with about 16 poems in each that can be used as greeting cards. I include an envelope for mailing. Check them out on my FB page under Jean Magill Gorney. more…

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