Monday, December 16, 2013

Holiday Sweet Treats

This Be the Worst
with apologies to Philip Larkin

They fuck your teeth, those caramels
They pull your fillings out quick smart
so agony unparalleled
rips through you, damn near stops your heart.

But jubes will fuck them just as well
they move amalgam north and south,
you chew and crunch! the hounds of hell
chase chipped enamel round your mouth.

All dentists live to torture man.
They buy up candy companies;
adhesive sweets their master plan
with Health Department subsidies.

by Mercedes Webb-Pullman
in volume 2 issue 2

No comments:

Post a Comment

What say ye?