lion and lamb at a used car lot

8 Jun

it’s great when a guy who writes serious poems about nature posts a used car advertisement from craigslist on his facebook page.

it was for a Lincoln Town Car and i don’t know shit about cars, but a lincoln reminds me of a canadian goose especially after lift-off because they’re both so big and heavy and come to think of it, how in the hell does a canadian goose fly anyway? oh, it doesn’t matter.

Dear canadian geese,
the wind you generate
could fuel our collective late night music habit.

the ad this guy posted was for a silver lincoln, from 1991 and there were 10 pictures and a bunch of words……words like new brakes and realigned gear shaft shaft valve and “busted speedometer-mileage can’t be verified” and i thought to myself, god that last part about the speedometer being busted was really honest and the car was only 1200 bucks, but i prefer to walk.

i must have spent thirty minutes in search of some hidden meaning buried within the car ad. don’t forget, the guy was a serious poet, but then i said screw it and just enjoyed the pictures.

Six out of the ten were of the car’s body and the pictures musta been taken in spring or summer because the trees in the background had a full set of green hair and it looked like they were jetting from the roof of the car.

it’s great when technology and nature get along like that.


6 Responses to “lion and lamb at a used car lot”

  1. bobraxton June 8, 2016 at 1:29 pm #


  2. glenrussellslater June 8, 2016 at 1:54 pm #

    Yeah. I agree. That says it all about your writing, Steve. Fun!


    • Steve Myers June 8, 2016 at 9:42 pm #

      it must be the beer and now for an oldie but a good one,

  3. Allan G. Smorra June 8, 2016 at 6:05 pm #

    Perhaps it is a shot from some Cosmic source to remind us that the Past has passed and the Future is uncertain—enjoy the ride?

    • Steve Myers June 8, 2016 at 9:31 pm #

      i usually bow out, become a fly on the wall during car talk but i was inspired by what you said Allan and took a quick look at the 2017 Lincoln town car fleet and i enjoyed a bat mobile vibe, visually anyway.

      • Allan G. Smorra June 9, 2016 at 12:45 am #

        I just took a look myself. They don’t look like any Lincoln that I remember.

        I have a friend who drives a Mercedes and when he travels he rents a Town Car. He says that it is the closest thing to what he is used to driving at home.

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