Treasure Island

Sylvia Chidi

(Germany)

A car is just a car!


A car is a car
If it can ride you nearby or far

A car is a car
When it gets you in time to the bar

A car is a car
When you are addressed as Madam or Sir

But for some
A car is not just a car
It is a home
After a daylight roam
It is a home
After a nightly roam
Kind of like a homelessness
Reoccurring syndrome

Now give me any banger of a car
I'll give it hotly showers of a sauna
Play sweet tunes to it from a guitar
By the time you watch me stand by it
And pose with an exotic cigar
Waiting to take you out to dinar
You may even prefer it to a modernised jaguar

You see, to me
A car is just a car
Be it in a new silver shining coat
Or one decorated with tarnished scars
The simple reality
Is they all have similar
Passenger capacity

Whether be it a personalised 8 seater stretch limousine
Or a Ferrari with an exploding roaring engine
A car is a car
A vehicle of motion
A medium of transportation
Even when it shows signs of erosion
As long as it can move from junction to junction
I personally sanction

A car is just a car

Copyright 2006 - Sylvia Chidi

www.sylviachidi.co.uk


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Submitted: Thursday, February 23, 2006
Edited: Tuesday, August 07, 2012

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  • Patricia Grantham (3/19/2013 12:04:00 PM)

    A car is just a car. You are sure right about this one. it does not matter whether
    it is a Lexus or an old fashioned Ford long as it gets you from point A to point B. A
    good write. Much appreciated. (Report) Reply

  • Ellie Bristoe (10/20/2012 4:08:00 AM)

    I love love love this it is cool my mam dad sister brother all like this one it has my big thumbs up. (Report) Reply

  • Selina Tan (9/11/2007 8:56:00 AM)

    i love how you send seemingly simplistic message with such sound and clarity. again, nice one. (Report) Reply

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