Learn More

Mark Arvizu

Rookie - 492 Points (Ciudad De Los Angeles, California)

An American Phenomenon


Lay the board down drive over the spikes
Let your friends out of the trunk where they hide
Travel the humps and bumps to the perfect place
There’s room for you there its just enough space
Run like the singing hotdog to get your cheese and chips
Over priced soda and Cracker Jack Kid
Scale the dunes back to your throne
The hood that will keep you comfortable and warm
The heavy metal speaker tinny and hissing
What more in life could we ever be missing?
As I look at the stars above the corrugated picture
I wonder where one ends and the other one begins

Submitted: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Ode to The Drive Shows

Comments about this poem (An American Phenomenon by Mark Arvizu )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  3. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  8. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  9. A Life-Lesson, James Whitcomb Riley
  10. The Rainbow, William Wordsworth

Poem of the Day

poet James Whitcomb Riley

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. I Love You Kira, Michael P. McParland
  2. And Again I Made Love, Nalini Jyotsana Chaturvedi
  3. Nightmare of the American, Dorsey Baker
  4. Q&A format, gajanan mishra
  5. A Different New Year's Eve, Donal Mahoney
  6. Early To Bed, Michael P. McParland
  7. Drop In The Bucket, Michael P. McParland
  8. I Am Nobody......, Michael P. McParland
  9. Who to forgive., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  10. Right Next To Me, Michael P. McParland
[Hata Bildir]