Sweet Scrub This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

April 19, 2008
Her smooth fingers
Coat a car windshield
With sun-kissed cream.
Dipped in butter soap,
Sponges soak up dirt,
Reveal the lost glimmer.
She sprays hose-water
Like an April shower,
Onto the glossy hood.
Her shiny reflection
Meanders in droplets
Down metallic doors.
Froth tickles her toes
As a bubble of delight
Escapes from pink lips;
It frolics with soapsuds,
Dancing to the melody
Of her sweet laughter.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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Natasha1994 said...
Nov. 10, 2011 at 1:13 pm
i think this poem is more for guys than girls good job though
Lexie96 said...
Oct. 25, 2011 at 6:26 pm
Good piece, you make it sound like a fun job... Check out my work?
JamesODalaigh This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 23, 2011 at 7:49 am
Really loved it!
GirlWhoWrote said...
Oct. 14, 2011 at 6:36 pm
Wow, way good! Please check out mine, it's called "Murder"!
snakebreeder77 said...
Sept. 14, 2011 at 1:55 pm

I never thought that anyone could ever make a chore sound fun!!!!!!


emilybwrites said...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 9:56 pm
please check out my poems "Forgotten Domain" and "The Others" and rate and comment on them :)
IrishDancerxoxo said...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 8:40 pm
That was cool to read, it kinf of makes me want to wash my car now
emilybwrites said...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 9:06 am
wow i loved how you made washing a car sound glamourous!
NaleDawg said...
Jul. 20, 2011 at 10:03 pm
nice, look at my work?
Rachet said...
May 2, 2011 at 10:58 am
I loved how i felt like i was there well i read it, i could see the water.. and the bubbles! amazing!
hwilliamsrocks said...
May 2, 2011 at 10:46 am
my dog ate a squirrel yesterday!!!!
hwilliamsrocks replied...
May 2, 2011 at 10:46 am
sorry i just had to post that
Bgeek24 replied...
May 13, 2011 at 8:12 pm
uhmmm.... not neccesary
overachiever-writing said...
Mar. 1, 2011 at 8:37 pm
This poem has a refreshing lightheartedness to it
Aderes18 said...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 4:10 pm
This poem reminds me of when I wash a car and just whenever I have fun with water. It just totally gets all those emotions into one piece of poetry. 
J-Dawg330 said...
Feb. 14, 2011 at 8:47 am
I think it was very nice you should definatly write more
doubleS said...
Jan. 21, 2011 at 11:03 am
It was great imagery, in every line.
brodiephillips said...
Dec. 9, 2010 at 5:36 pm
hahahajhaHA NICE
jward24895 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 6:13 pm
I really like how, by adding description, you can take something so simple as washing a car and turn it into something spectacular.
miss.snw replied...
Sept. 9, 2010 at 9:04 pm
yes. So much imagery in this poem expands what you would normally envision when washing a car. Nice job.
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