David DeSantis

Rookie (01/29/85 / Utica, NY)

Buy An Xterra - Poem by David DeSantis

Cars on a road.

Each of us
hugging the pavement
Afraid to let go.

Distracted
by ipods and coffee cups
lipstick, and razors.

like little bog flys,
moving one by one bye one bye one

Territorial routes
Speed up, speed down,
While
Ignoring the signs
Meant for direction.

Cars on a road.

Each hour
Rushing to some new destination.
Tailing each other
In army formations,

Faster, slower, break, and stop.

Like little tin soldiers
Serving a cause
While missing the purpose.

Cars on a road.
Day in day out.
Over and over
And over and over
And over and over..

Until its
over.

I prefer
To go off roading.



Copyright (c) David DeSantis


Comments about Buy An Xterra by David DeSantis

  • (4/17/2008 12:55:00 PM)


    Yeah, do something different, break away from the crowd, dare to stand out, get away and 'let go'...very well composed - great sentiment in this poem j. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/15/2008 12:35:00 PM)


    Real nice work, find your own way in life rather than following the expected routes I like this concept and I enjoyed this poem thanks Nik (Report) Reply

  • (4/15/2008 10:46:00 AM)


    It's an interesting piece, though cars do have their place. Without mine I wouldn't be able to function! I do get your point, however! HG: -) xx (Report) Reply

  • (4/15/2008 9:35:00 AM)


    love the poem. the distractions part specifically. otherwise you're just wasting gas! haha just kidding. as much as i dislike the car the poem evens out my feelings. it was a good read though. thanks bud. (Report) Reply

  • (4/14/2008 2:42:00 PM)


    I'm just wondering how do you do that... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 14, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, April 14, 2008


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