on the Great American Road Trip

Joe Váradi
Jul 14 · 1 min read
selfie by the author

The car is packed
and we sail forth —
to Cape Cod
and then, Points North

Cruising up the
Eastern Seaboard
'nuff horsepower
to ford a fjord

Two hours in,
time for a rest,
which lunch venue
will prove the best?

Dunkin' Donuts,
KFCs,
Cinnabons and
Philly cheese …

obesity,
heart disease
Need a better
option, please!

There’s something that
we’re all cravin' —
Swedish meatballs
in New Haven!

Fresh salmon with
lingonberries,
the kids: bene-
ficiaries

of Scandinavi-
an adulting,
much parental
pride resulting!


photo by the author, featuring the twins

dedicated to Meredith and Jason Spitalnik, our hosts in Newport on this first leg of our trip

No Crime in Rhymin’

poetry that dares to be funny, edgy, irreverent

Joe Váradi

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the original woke bloke — translator / poet / adopted son of 台灣 / come for the sarcasm, stay for my soft side

No Crime in Rhymin’

poetry that dares to be funny, edgy, irreverent

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