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Author Name: Freealiopterix 1 Comments
Date Added: April 15, 2012 05:04:31 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Rhyming
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The Race


The Race



The noise and smell of the oil

Sun reflects off the cars;

Crowds of people flock

To the stands and the pits;

Others quaff in the many bars.


Engines start up hearts race

The spectacle draws near;

Cars stream off the starting grid

The practice lap begins;

A chance to steady the fear.


And so they re-form

Engines and pulse rates scream;

The lights are lit and ready to...

Go out clutches engage drive;

Away to do battle they stream.





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Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on April 17, 2012 09:19:12 AM Report
A metaphor -- in spite of itself.  This is about life.  It's a race all right.  Great writing, sir!  --  David




 


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