Linda Pastan

(1932 - / New York / United States)

Jump Cabling - Poem by Linda Pastan

When our cars touched
When you lifted the hood of mine
To see the intimate workings underneath,
When we were bound together
By a pulse of pure energy,
When my car like the princess
In the tale woke with a start,
I thought why not ride the rest of the way together.

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Comments about Jump Cabling by Linda Pastan

  • (3/5/2007 6:39:00 AM)

    Love this poem, something as inane as a car breaking down can bring people together and 'spark' something! ! Most clever! HG: -) xx (Report) Reply

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  • john tiong chunghoo (9/29/2006 12:12:00 AM)

    there is always that sweet suspense and romance in your poetry. linda love it. (Report) Reply

  • (3/4/2006 2:31:00 PM)

    I like the way you think... 'why not? ' =)

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  • (2/8/2006 8:05:00 AM)

    I think I just felt that jolt of energy myself. Well expressed! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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