From mithril@iafrica.com Tue Oct 21 11:56:45 1997

Newsgroups: talk.bizarre,alt.slack,za.flame

Subject: Re: anarchist poetry for the american road

From: mithril@iafrica.com (Grantland)

Date: Tue, 21 Oct 1997 18:56:45 GMT

 

cuthulu@prysm.net (Palmer Eldritch) wrote:

 

> I

>

>the ghost ford knifes through the rainy night;

>eight cylinder madness roaring, atomic valves.

> english is a second language,

> the road speaks mother tongue.

>American sister of mercy, slattern on the highway,

> perched forever atop the hood,

> eternal ornament of freedom,

> grant us your piece

> of the action.

>the ghost ford passes on down the ocean highway

>leaving surf, sand, sinners, saints dusted.

> a fine conservative brings us here,

> liberal horsepower takes us away.

>unholy spirit of the West, torque to the tarmac,

> whitewall married to chrome

> burnt on the bloody pavement,

> scream hell with us

> in our patriot cars.

>

> II

>

> the hood, eternal ornament of mercy,

> slattern on the ghost ford

> knifes through the West,

> torque to the tarmac,

> whitewall married

> to the rainy night;

> eight cylinder madness roaring,

> atomic valves.

> english is a fine conservative

> brings us away.

> unholy spirit of the road speaks mother tongue.

> American sister of mercy, slattern on down the road

> speaks mother tongue. American sister of the tarmac,

> whitewall married to chrome burnt on down the action.

> the bloody pavement, scream hell with us

> your piece of the bloody pavement,

> scream hell with us in our

> patriot cars.

>

> III

>

>the rainy night;

> eight cylinder madness roaring,

> atomic valves.

>english is a fine conservative

> brings us in our patriot cars.

>

>

>-- *0* --

>cuthulu@prysm.net -- i grep

>ask me about my job in right-of-way maintenance

>"First thing we do, let's kill all the hippies." Shakespeare Nixon

>There is no black and white, only gray areas -- cheap philosophy 101

 

This is actually pretty excellent. I'd give it a silver badger if I

was "man enough"! mweh-heh-heh-heh

 

Grantland