The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts


POTW #790
(Week of 22 January, 2012)

Bodily fluid metaphors are the best!

Expectation or Expectoration

Expectoration has its uses
Squirting out unwanted juices
Expectation's not the same
Quite the opposite of a drain
Unapproachable ideals
Gurgle up and gum the wheels
Certain disappointment pending
Sticky emotional deficit spending
Or else the acrid soup of doom
Sloshes in and fills the room
Disappointment in advance
Of plus or minus circumstance
Effective head congestion compensation
Depends upon adroit expectoration

Copyright © 2012 by Dave Grossman

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