Dale, Daisy and Date Night

“Time is short in my writing world just now. However, I did find a few minutes to write a bit of fun.”

I wrote this poem for the following prompts.
Ragtag Daily Prompt — Stage Fright
Pensitivity’s Three Things Challenge — Forward – understood – Reliable
Your Daily Word — Kaput
Fandango’s One Word Challenge — Wrap

Dale, Daisy and Date night

It was Dale’s first-ever date night
He had eagles for butterflies
Worse his car had stage fright
Something of a bad surprise

Daisy had always been reliable
Gleaming with her flowery neon wrap
Sure her tyres were a little pliable
But she was far from scrap

Daisy always put her best gear forward
Although she grumbled in reverse
Driving, Dale never uttered a swearword
Daisy was a joy and never a curse

Then she went kaput on date night
Dale tried assault and flattery
Daisy sounded quite contrite
Having killed her battery

Dale connected his jump leads
Gave Daisy a blast of gas
His date night was in the weeds
But she burbled with a roar of sass

Dale arrived at the restaurant very late
Fortunately, his date understood
She thought his apology great
And date night turned out rather good


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Thanks for reading my friends.

There’s more in the Poetry CornerPoetry Nook, and the Short Story Collection

Have a great day!

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