Mandolyn Davidson


Shut Your Dirty Mouth


this is a jacked up version
of you
i can't listen when you explain math
your teeth are white
so is the wedding dress
i could've worn back in june

june is a jacked up month
that gave birth to you

i can't figure out numbers
we've gone over that-
stop pressing my button
the one that says 'THINK'
my thoughts are all dead

let me color pages
like they did in daycare
when there was nothing to do

crayons are nicer than you

i can't feel the sun on my skin
did you shoot it again?

birds are scared of your beard
they live in the roof
because it's jacked up
like the hair on your face

which reminds me
i need to buy razors

Submitted: Sunday, July 13, 2014
Edited: Monday, July 14, 2014

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

i'm ashamed i wrote this back when i did- 2011. i was like a bottle cap popping off a shook can.

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  • Mandolyn Orwhatever (7/14/2014 12:07:00 AM)

    LUvin The what the,
    read the POETS NOTES.
    totes,
    fer sure
    that's what you should always do
    when reading my poo (Report) Reply

  • Monk E. Biz (7/14/2014 12:04:00 AM)

    Hmmm? You made need to hit the couch
    and explain this one to the Doc.
    ouch, rather throw a rock!

    Nice Ramble
    5,6,7? you tell us (Report) Reply

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