John Carter Brown


The Car Wouldn'T Start - Poem by John Carter Brown

The car wouldn't start
What a pain, what a pain!
Though she turned the ignition
Again and again;
'I'm sure it must be
All the cold and the rain'
She said, as we sat there,
All waiting in vain.

Written Winter 1994

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Topic(s) of this poem: humour


Poet's Notes about The Poem

It was Winter time. It was cold. It was miserable, but we got through it.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 17, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 28, 2015


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