The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts


POTW #721
(Week of 4 April, 2010)

A major highlight of this year's Easter festivities, apart from the maple bacon and the moose runner on the table, was a newly-achieved gap in the pearly whites of our resident five-and-a-half year old.

Lost Tooth

A frolicsome bravado smile
Frames the absent teeth of a child
All importance, growth and style
And the Tooth Fairy fattens the purse

But down the road and around the bend
When the ivories start to go missing again
Nobody slips you a bankroll then
In fact it is quite the reverse

Copyright © 2010 by Dave Grossman

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