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1936 Ford Pickup
1936, ford, pickup, truck, antique, black, widow, spider, fog, road, car, classic, vintage, wooded, mystery
The name’s Flyrod. American car culture is my thing. If it rolls, roars, or rumbles I’m into it. Statistics and facts aren’t my gig. My mission is to track down and capture the infamous rides that make up pop culture, and to tell their stories.
BLACK WIDOW SPIDERA drive-by poem by Flyrod
On a backcountry road rests a dormant black truckApproach it with caution and don’t push your luck
The fogged over window hides a secret insideThe corps of a driver who took his last ride
He bought this new toy only three days agoIt bore a dark history that he didn’t know
He wasn’t the first; in fact there were sevenWho with him reside in car lover’s heaven.
Curvaceous fenders and a plunging front grillGave many a man a heart pounding thrill
The seat belt and harness would hold him in placeWhile the Edelbrook motor was setting the pace
No crushed metal or sharp broken glassNo asphyxiation from vapors or gas
A little pinprick from the back of the seatInto his veins the venom would seep
When the Ford was rebuilt with new paint and chromeAn eight-legged female would make it her home
She lusted for men and into their heartShe lunged with a sharpened little black dart
As the lifeless body sat there beside herHer work was complete, that Black Widow Spider
Beautiful work! Love it!!!
Thanks a million Vigor.
Excellent work Flyrod.
Thanks my friend. Happy New Year.
OMG, what a brilliant story! The image is great, too. I really enjoyed this!
That’s nice to hear Dot. Happy New Year my friend.
Great to see your poetry back, superb image. Bit confused about the bonnet mascot, it looks like one off an old Jaguar.
The ornament on the radiator is a grayhound. Common on Ford cars of that erea but I’m not sure the came standard on trucks. Thanks anyway my friend, and Happy New Year.
i want one!!!!!!!!!Verrrry Cooool!!
I appreciate that David. and Happy New Year.
Wow – the image is fabulous, as always, and the poem is terrific!
Thanks Monnie, and happy New Year my friend.
Thanks very much Keith.
Beautiful! Love the subdued tones and the mist…
Thanks bill, and Happy New Year my friend.
Another work of Art,…and a Fabulous poem to go with it,…Amazing post work you do,….
Thanks very much John. Happy New Year.
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