Gregory Corso

(26 March 1930 – 17 January 2001 / New York City, New York)

Last Night I Drove A Car


Last night I drove a car
not knowing how to drive
not owning a car
I drove and knocked down
people I loved
...went 120 through one town.

I stopped at Hedgeville
and slept in the back seat
...excited about my new life.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003
Edited: Saturday, January 10, 2015

Topic of this poem: life


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  • Rookie - -1 Points Ivan Donn Carswell (11/16/2007 6:01:00 PM)

    One would think a poem submitted on behalf of a Beat Generation Poet who died in 2001 would at least be completed beyond the first line. Kudos & thank you Gold Locks for providing what should have been included in the first place. Brickbats and sneers to whomever did the shoddy work in the first place... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Goldy Locks (3/23/2007 4:56:00 PM)

    not knowing how to drive
    not owning a car

    I drove and knocked down

    people I loved
    ...went 120 through one town.



    I stopped at Hedgeville

    and slept in the back seat


    ...excited about my new life. (Report) Reply

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