Turtle Speed

Turtle Speed

A Chapter by Dave Brown



To give my pet turtle more speed

I painted hot rod flames on her shell

Fed straight alcohol through injectors

Until I had her going like hell


With her acceleration eye-blinking

I installed Recaro buckets on her back

And with mega-pony’s a-howlin

Took her to the local race track


There, she was so incredibly fast

She set a new lap speed record

The promoters were so impressed

She was featured on the local billboard


The stock market went crazy

Investors buying shares in her stock

Which kept on climbing and climbing

As we raced all round the clock


On Friday the thirteenth

On the last race of the year

Unleashing her super power

Popped her clutch and stripped every gear


We sadly removed the racing mods

It being the end of her speed career

But as far as pet turtles are concerned

She’s still a lovely (and super rich) little dear




© 2021 Dave Brown

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Your first verse specially had me giggling and and I kept imaging the scene (smart ideas by the way :) ). You have such a way when it comes to humor, I can't help but feel your inner child heart so pure and sweet if only all can still connect to it like You do. I am sure that your little dear is richer than me here :) much enjoyed the reading, thank You my friend.

Posted 1 Week Ago

Dave Brown

1 Week Ago

you are welcome and thanks to you for your visits and comments
Oh, I'll bet she only has granny gear now. (Don't tell the hare) Do you think acme might have some jato rockets that would fit her? You're a wild and crazy (and funny) guy, Mr. Dave!

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

Dave Brown

2 Weeks Ago

I just did some investing in Magma Auto Parts so perhaps I should first look at their inventory
Very imaginative Dave, and you truly have it; this is a clever and funny. I could never think up that story. I only know turtles from the circus many Mona ago and my mom always bought one for me, but in inevitably
Died, ( from lack of my care,)
Your truly

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

Dave Brown

2 Weeks Ago

We ended up with one in a fish tank, originally living with fish.
It eventually grew very lar.. read more
Betty Hermelee

2 Weeks Ago

Aw, that’s the best ending, ours never lived very long!
Truly Turtlelightful !
A Fun read,
Indeed !
Thanks :D

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

Dave Brown

2 Weeks Ago

Thanks very much glad you enjoyed
hi dave
😀 🤣 this is a fun read. 👍
i love rhyming poems
cheerio carola

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

Dave Brown

2 Weeks Ago

Thanks Carola
I don't feel right unless I rhyme
This is in response to a turtle migrat.. read more
Sorry, Dave, but I'm going to have to report you to PETA.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

Dave Brown

2 Weeks Ago

Who is it that takes precedence here, PETA or NHRA??

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Added on June 6, 2021
Last Updated on June 11, 2021

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