Justin Gildow

Veteran Poet - 1,653 Points (3-26-81 / Washington, PA)

Racing Against The Gear Wheel - Poem by Justin Gildow

Racing against the gear wheel
I know I'm going to have to run and climb
like the wind
While picking my battles carefully
Because I know I'm dead
Just from one touch of the gear wheel

And so I run
Climbing up steps that crumble and fall
from one step by me
The gear wheel isn't that far behind
I attack who I can
But I don't dawdle or hang around
Because the gear wheel is coming for me
And I have no plans to die right here
No plans to die tonight

Running, climbing, and racing as fast as I can
To be far ahead of the gear wheel and away
from it for good wasn't easy
Not with Dracula's minions about
But I persevered
And it won't bother me again
Not for the rest of the way

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Comments about Racing Against The Gear Wheel by Justin Gildow

  • (5/14/2011 9:15:00 PM)

    Awesome work. Great sentiments with nice style.
    Great write indeed.
    I rate it 10.
    Please read and rate my poem 'A humble complaint' on page 2. Please use search box if the page does open with the title of the poem.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 14, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, May 16, 2011

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