Heather has a Bachelor's Degree in English from Moravian College and has been freelance writing for more than 12 years.
Many people believed that men place too much importance on cars
Loved them much more than their wives or significant others
Even giving them female names and a lot of TLC
Spending a boatload of money for their cars
To obtain the prettiest and craziest hubcaps alive
Also the most expensively custom ones ever made
Look at how many endless hours they spent tinkering away
At sometimes the unattainable need for the ultimate perfection
A driving machine so attractive that every car thief will want to
Steal it and destroy it for the parts much to the dismay of many
Time to see what all the fuss was about for these fancy automobiles
The ultimate one sided romance between man and machine
Working together in perfect harmony on Route 66
Looking for adventure on the literally open road
One touch of a strong right foot from the pinnacle speed demon
And the RPM goes completely berserk with delight
Doing wheelies on an endless dirt road for countless hours
Imitating Lightning McQueen from the Cars movies
Having a blast pretending not to have a care in the world
Just a ton of torque and an engine that purred like a lion
Had the exterior spray painted a dark classic red
That screamed dangerous and full of wild adventures
Leading its drivers to paths full of wide curves ahead of them
One flash of the mustang running logo and you'll be off
Test driving it off the car lot for much longer than intended
Driving it to places that would freak out many white bread car dealers
Terrifying them by going down roads darker than most would travel
Left behind a few token reminders of the journey for the next rider
Good and bad.
A few bumps and bruises along the fender; as well as two minor paint chips
Found a dead bat in the belfry; rather the undercarriage
Not sure where it came from, but glad it didn't cause permanent damage
Ready for ideal Spring weather to roll around
Time to take the top down and drive to Seaside Heights
Show off the new ride and the driver along with it.
Maybe, the driver will have another passenger along with him.
If not, let's hope he finds happiness with that Mustang of his.
Since, that's the only romance he'll likely find.
Won't judge the illogical nature of the relationship
Takes all kinds of ways to find happiness; even with a custom car.
Verlie Burroughs from Canada on April 24, 2018:
Great write heather, cars, we are so attached to our cars. I know I am.