Richard Thripp


Howitzer against an out-house...


It's the remineralization of teeth that allow for a cat-gnawing show

or the burning of smallish dogs when Smokey the Bear is your foe

Revenge equals retaliation as grass knows when a mower will mow

Frozen water's snow, a loose woman's a hoe, a female deer is a doe

A howitzer against an out-house is one shitty mess even set on low

shafts shifted with warming impermanence rankle those who know

to watch growths fibroblastic, gestational, tumid & multiloculated,

off-centered, asymmetrical, encrusted, trophoplasmic & delineated

Submitted: Monday, February 17, 2014

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Miss Teresa Teng: she's out there; she's of the 7,000 million. Her reincarnated soul is (possibly as mature as) 17 years old as of A.D.2012. Relatedly: Ernest Borgnine has crapped out. He has taken his beauty secrets to the grave.

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