The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts
Max and I went to Peet's today, where I made some notes for a poem about the local ladies knitting circle and the nefarious things I imagine they get up to, before realizing I'd written a similar poem a couple of years ago. One of the knitters came over to ogle Max and comment about what a big boy he is, so I decided to riff on that a bit instead. (In reality I don't usually mind when complete strangers want to paw the baby, and he doesn't seem bothered either. But you never know what people might be thinking. Also, I think October must be coming.)
The Tender Age
Beneath the unambiguous wig there lurked an ambiguous lady
Copyright © 2014 by Dave Grossman
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