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 now: for your enlighten -ment   
 Author:  matt
 Dated:  Wednesday, March 30 2005 @ 01:30 AM PST
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Lifea poem
by ee
cummings





she being Brand

-new;and you
know consequently a
little stiff i was
careful of her and(having

thoroughly oiled the universal
joint tested my gas felt of
her radiator made sure her springs were O.

K.)i went right to it flooded-the-carburetor cranked her

up,slipped the
clutch(and then somehow got into reverse she
kicked what
the hell)next
minute i was back in neutral tried and

again slo-wly;bare,ly nudg. ing(my

lev-er Right-
oh and her gears being in
A 1 shape passed
from low through
second-in-to-high like
greasedlightning)just as we turned the corner of Divinity

avenue i touched the accelerator and give

her the juice,good

(it

was the first ride and believe i we was
happy to see how nice she acted right up to
the last minute coming back down by the Public
Gardens i slammed on

the
internalexpanding
&
externalcontracting
brakes Bothatonce and

brought allofher tremB
-ling
to a:dead.

stand-
;Still)



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  • now: for your enlighten -ment
    Authored by: Dan4th on Wednesday, March 30 2005 @ 09:59 AM PST
    although it was inspired by your post, I wanted to point out that I am not
    really referring to ee cummings in my post from today, because I don't think
    ee cummings was just copying ee cummings. if that makes any sense.