Car Poems

She being brand by e.e cummings and coming Home, Detroit, 1968 by Phillip Levine both had a metaphor of a car but they use it in two different ways. The first poem comes across as creepy and perverse by the way it is read but is using the way a car responds to being driven for the first time as a way to describe sexual experience with a girl that was a virgin possibly. The second poem uses the car quite literally because you can relate to driving around in a car and observing things around you as you drive past them. The car was the guys separation from what was going on around him kind of like a barrier between himself and his surroundings but despite what he sees around him he keeps on moving.

Two ideas i have for these poems is a way to display a car subliminally sexually and show maybe a nice car maybe being projected on with visual imagry

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