a Poem by Smoky Hoss
Why the immense popularity
of the remarkable Volkswagen Beetle
I ask myself in the quiet moment
of a wandering little daydream.
The answer, of course, is obvious,
Or, then again, perhaps
it is after all because
they are so darn cute and cuddly.
Rather like a grizzly bear cub;
but, unlike the cub
they never grow large, loud
In this world
to remain forever cute and cuddly
is not only an oddity,
it is simply sublime.
The sublime dream of a