The Red Cadillac

By Reginald O'Hare Gibson

Willie “Slick” Williams reads William Carlos Williams, then writes a letter to the producers of the TV makeover show Pimp My Ride, explaining why his car should be featured on the program.

so much depends
upon

a red cadillac
slick

with turtle
wax

beside the white
chicks

Source: Poetry (July 2006).

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This poem originally appeared in the July 2006 issue of Poetry magazine

July 2006
 Reginald O'Hare Gibson

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Reginald O'Hare Gibson is the spawn of a Jehovah's Witness and a Chicago police officer. He blames them for his need to knock on doors in daytime and kick them in at night.

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SUBJECT Arts & Sciences, Social Commentaries, Popular Culture, Poetry & Poets, Humor & Satire

Poetic Terms Imagery, Free Verse, Allusion

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