Terse Verse O’erheard

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“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.

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2 Responses to “Terse Verse O’erheard”

  1. billdphilly Says:

    They call him wee-wee
    cause he lives on a pig farm
    and pigs go, “wee! Wee!”

    — Haiku uttered by a Pat’s Steaks employee, overhead by me while dropping eaves from a nearby bench.

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