3y ago


A surviving rejection note from publishers Faber & Faber to May dismisses this verse as 'Not exactly idylls of the bleedin' king, is it?'

Little Honda, little Honda,

Suck, squeeze, bang and blow,

Every time your piston pops,

I thank the late Soichiro.

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Comments (8)

  • Zen and the (f)art of motorcycle poetry.

      3 years ago
  • philistines!

      3 years ago
  • It’s a wonderful mnemonic, but I’m too embarrassed to use it, or even spell out SSBB. You’re so naughty. 😈

      3 years ago
  • The first time I heard you make the SSBB reference I thought you were being terrible. “He just said what???“ 😳

    Then the lightbulb came on... 😬

      3 years ago
  • Ave Mr. May! Why always Honda?

      3 years ago