Sunday, January 12, 2014

My father's car ...

The story of a dad & his car


My dad's a decent man ... 
no materialistic desires does he crave... 
He owns a pint-sized car ... 
the kind you wouldn't spend money that's been saved. 

Every morning he washes the junk ... 
his attention meticulous to a fault.. 
Me & my bro mercilessly tease him .. 
he smirks & takes it with a pich of salt... 

He narrates the day he brought the car .. 
he fell head over in love with a certain lady .. 
Please let her be  'Maa', we hilariously beg !! 
The million times he told us that story ... 

His car as good as new ... 
the ultimate pride of my dad !! 
Ask him to take her for a ride .. 
He predictably start hopping mad !! 

The years had brought a few  classier ones ... 
But that car .. remained his favorite ... 
Her travel restricted to an unfortunate few .. 
she remains unburdened in the garage .... 

And then that unfortunate day arrived .. 
my father breathed his last ... 
No send - off more appropriate for him ... 
than a final journey on his favorite car  !!!