Archive for May, 2011

Terse Verse O’erheard

May 18, 2011

“I used to have

Onetwothreefourfivesix

Pets but they

All

Got

Tooked.”

– wee neighbor’s unprefaced tale of woe relayed to me from his doorway as I passed on my way to work.  Like if Edward Gorey wrote dialogue for Ralph Wiggum.      S. Philly.

Terse Verse O’erheard

May 5, 2011

“My one daughter is 14. She’s a real

Picky eater. She only eats

Like lettuce and canned foods.

She always dresses

In hoochie dresses.

I’ll bring in some

Pictures.”

-coworker causing me to fear his approach forevermore, May 2011