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First Line: Trapped in the wreckage by his broken arm
Last Line: A quiet with, just perceptible, engines roaring %as at the start of a great race
Subject(s): Automobile Racing

FROM AN ANTIQUE ISLAND: 1, by OGDEN NASH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When I was ten I didn't want to be president
Last Line: It stretches from there to now
Subject(s): Automobile Racing

NORTH FROM DEADWOOD, by JAY MEEK    Poem Source                
First Line: I'm driving home through our national grasslands
Last Line: Just standing there and weeping
Subject(s): Automobile Racing; Driving And Drivers; Indianapolis, Indiana; Travel

OPENING THE MAIL, by MINNIE BRUCE PRATT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: She used to work down in the copy center, and
Subject(s): Women - Employment; Ambition; Automobile Racing; Postal Service; Professional Women; Women In Business; Women's Careers; Race Car Driving; Postmen; Post Office; Mail; Mailmen

RACER'S WIDOW, by LOUISE ELIZABETH GLUCK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The elements have merged into solicitude
Last Line: As he lies draining there. And see %how even he did not get to keep that lovely body
Subject(s): Automobile Accidents; Automobile Racing; Widows And Widowers

THE ACE OF THE RACE, by WAYNE B. WALTERS    Poem Text                
First Line: Speed, nerve and thrills galore
Last Line: The end of a perfect day.
Subject(s): Automobile Racing; Sports; Victory; Race Car Driving

THE DEATH OF THE RACE CAR DRIVER, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I have not slept for a week. / it is matchless-this feeling
Last Line: Sack for eternity.
Subject(s): Automobile Racing; Dreams; Insomnia; Memory; Sports; War; Race Car Driving; Nightmares; Sleeplessness

THE RACING CARS, by WILLIAM ROSE BENET    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The great cars careening come roaring round the curve
Last Line: Throbbed away through chaos that claimed the dragon breed!
Subject(s): Automobile Racing; Competition; Driving & Drivers; Sports; Race Car Driving

WAR HORSE II, by DIANE GLANCY    Poem Source                
First Line: The next time I see my old car is in the movies. Yes. You won't believe
Last Line: Until the moment he left
Subject(s): Automobile Racing