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Old Rusted Truck

He sat in his old rusting truck
Feeling his age, and out of luck;
To his daughter-in-law
An impossible burden
No longer allowed
To get a word in;
The revolver that he got
In the Korean war
Lay on the seat beside him;
This knobby hill
Such a tranquil spot
To shoot himself and die in;
He lit his final cigarette
And sucked the rich smoke down
An old man who had few regrets
With no purpose to hang around ?

Submitted: Thursday, October 31, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 31, 2013


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  • Elaine Sept (12/7/2013 1:58:00 PM)

    So thought filled David. With my luck my horn will get stuck!

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  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (11/1/2013 6:15:00 AM)

    We are destined to be old rusty trucks
    After a million miles on life's highway
    Obsolete models with no fuel or luck
    Just eyesores with wheels and tons of rust........

    Great poem Sir and welcome to my page too

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