The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts


POTW #750
(Week of 19 December, 2010)

Thanks to Anna this week, for pointing me in a good direction on the title.


My brother's car has a post hole digger
And sonar for pinpointing gophers
His rifle plays podcasts when you pull the trigger
Stock quotes display on his loafers
His hammer uses a laser sight
His toothpaste tube links to Twitter
The fish tank converts to show opera at night
His hat is an infrared signal emitter
His home is a landfill of fanciful features
His gadgets have gadgets built in
Ungainly haphazard mechanical creatures
He feeds them and tends them and buys them again
A hey-neat factor petting zoo
A sink for his time and resources
With endless excuses to see and to do
To amuse him throughout his divorces

Copyright © 2010 by Dave Grossman

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