General Poetry posted October 24, 2017


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An outing in the 50s (not really so long ago)

A Day at the Track

by Sharon Meda

Rodders fire up their souped up hotties
Burning rubber to set up for the drag.
They're all hoping they won't stack up
After all the winners go home with the pinks.

Big Daddy shows with his chrome plated baby
The ankle-biters back at the pad,
They've cut to see some boss hot rods
And later they'll watch some cats get down.

The drips are up on the hill sharing a weed.
The beaniks are here for the after-bash.
The Greasers hope to pick up hip chicks
And get lucky later at the passion pit.

If the heat don't crash, it's all copacetic
Made in the shade, Man. You dig?


Poetry of 1950's Slang & References writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a poem using 1950's slang and references to customs and mores of the 1950's such as D.A. Haircuts. This can be humorous or serious on any topic you choose.
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