Chevy Love

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once as orange as a pumpkin,

now more a cantaloupe—speckled one, at that.

Wind battered and dust rusted,

once showroom shiny,

now no one’s dream.

But I found you—you with your boy toy grill,

a faded smile in the fading light.

I found you alone by the side of the road,

and it was love at first blight.

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About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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19 Responses to Chevy Love

  1. Cheryl says:

    Love it! The pics and the prose … well done.

  2. raburcke says:

    Reblogged this on Ralphie´s Portal and commented:
    Cute, I love it.

  3. Absolutely perfect! Well chosen words.
    (do you know anything about this truck? It’s needs to come home with you)

  4. dorannrule says:

    Oh, this one is soooo special! I just love it and your poem too – SPECIAL!

  5. pattisj says:

    Love at first blight! Nice find.

  6. Lindy Lee says:

    A real collector’s item…

  7. nutsfortreasure says:


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