Friday, January 11, 2013

Oh Mama!





I feel wind brushing cross my face
 power of the bike
under my legs .. vroooommmm
hair tucked inside my helmet
goggles in place
I lean into the curves
ride that twisty road
hold on with all my might
arms wrapped securely 
'round my son
the ride of my life
a motorcycle mama 






16 comments:

  1. ha....fun...i am fairly certain my son will ride soon enough...he is 8 and been wanting a dirt bike about 6 years now....smiles...i def like to ride myself but haven't had one in years....did do some snow riding a couple years ago...which is rather fun on a dirt bike...

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  2. Ah .. it starts out wild and willful ... and ends so sweetly, so devotedly.

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  3. I enjoyed this: the change from fearsome rider to gentle passenger with the same bravado.

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  4. wow... go, woman, go!
    my parents are both motorcycle enthusiasts, as is my mother in law, but my old man and i did not inherit the gene. still growing up the way i did, i see the freedom and expression in your words. love the tender end too.

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  5. Haha - you are one hot mama! Great words and picture! :o)

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  6. This one was fun--and I like the photos which I assume are you, one version of the motor cycle mama!

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  7. Helen, first of all, I loved the photos of you! I once had a serious boyfriend with a motorcycle, and I loved riding on the back of his 'bike.' Now I realize just how dangerous it is, and when my grandson talks about motorcycles I hope he will change his mind. I like the progression of your poem. At the beginning I think of you doing driving, and at the end it is you behind your son. Nice poem really.....

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  8. I love it! You look smashing in that outfit, my deah. But no smashin on the bike, 'kay? This was really fun, Helen.

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  9. Gitcher motor runnin.....

    Love it!

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  10. Yeah!! What fun! My husband and I rode motorcycles years a go. Born to be wild! :)

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  11. I grew up with motorcycles-so fun! I love your poem and your fab photo!
    You look great, so happy...yes, we need to go and do what makes our motors run ;D

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  12. I would have never imagined... they are fun, though.

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