The Beat Of The Heart Of An Engine

The Beat Of The Heart Of An Engine

A Poem by Alan S Jeeves
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Not a commercial poem, just a little light fun. A car engine personified ? Don't we just love our motor cars ?

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I awaken from my slumber
When someone turns the key
I don't recall the number
Of miles you've shared with me.
I need a little turning
Before my day may start
But soon my breath is burning
Inside my beating heart.

I hum a genteel melo-dee
As round, around I spin
Eager to be free, you see,
And feeling fine within.
But most of all I love the time
When set in cruising mode
This is when I'm in my prime ~
Out on the open road.

So, when I'm safe back home and stood
At rest beside the house
I gently purr beneath the hood
As quiet as a mouse.
I slip inside the garage door
To doze my dreary head;
You slowly turn the key, once more,
And put me back to bed.


         

© 2022 Alan S Jeeves


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Lovely bit of fun here Alan with that personified car engine. Really like your opening stanza, it brought a smile to my face. Such great meter and rhyme. You certainly know how to craft a poem. Have a lovely day and keep cool in this heat.

Chris

Posted 2 Months Ago


Alan S Jeeves

2 Months Ago

Thanks for taking this journey with me out on the open road Chris. Not too much to think about here,.. read more

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Added on July 19, 2022
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Alan S Jeeves
Alan S Jeeves

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom



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I live among the Pennine Hills near Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England. I was, though, born in Nelson, Lancashire., England. My days are spent writing, arranging and playing music - and also writing .. more..

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