The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts


POTW #734
(Week of 15 August, 2010)

This poem, more than a lot of my work in recent years, belongs in Ode to the Stuff in the Sink. Pity that book is already finished.

All tools are power tools.


What portends
Garage plus man
Plus odds and ends
Plus tool plus hand
Hazy labor
Phantom chores
Thirsty sabers
Foment wars
So purpose will
As tackle does
A hole for a drill
And just because
Garage plus man
Plus piles of stuff
Plus tool plus hand
Is reason enough

Copyright © 2010 by Dave Grossman

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