I Wish I Had A Harley

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I Wish I Had A Harley


I wish I had a Harley,

all black and silver chrome,

I’d park it in the drive

outside my modest little home.

I don’t want it to ride,

I just want it in my drive

as a symbol to the world

that I’m still very much alive.

You see I’ve reached that tender age

where a ponytail seems a good idea,

a tattoo would be cool

or six studs embedded in my ear.

I don’t want to be good

I want to be bad and nifty

as I dream of my new Harley -

like me pushing fifty.

So don’t ask me “where’s your bike”

as I stand here in my leather -

it’s not for practical biking

or keeping out inclement weather -

you see, the stumbling block to all my plans

is that Harley’s cost a packet -

so if I can’t afford the bike

then I’ll have the bloody jacket.

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Simon Marks

Wed 5th Jun 2013 01:06

Ageing summed up beautifully for those of us who wish to avoid it.

<Deleted User> (6895)

Sat 25th May 2013 01:00

I've got one you can have,free of charge-
I'll ride it out of my dream into yours!

Now back to TRYING to put together
my Tiger Cub,the one I took to pieces
fourty years ago.

Great poem,sleazy rider.xx

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Yvonne Brunton

Sat 25th May 2013 00:05

Yes J C, so do I.

You'll soon pass through this stage and then start hankering after a sit-on lawn mower.

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John Coopey

Thu 23rd May 2013 23:01

Tim just wants a big Chopper.

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John Coopey

Thu 23rd May 2013 23:00

"Born to be Mild"

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Tim Ellis

Thu 23rd May 2013 22:34

That's quite witty (or maybe I'm just going through exactly the same phase in my life...)

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