Treasure Island

David Harris

(18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Teeth (Fun Poem 143)


They hurt when they arrive
and hurt even more when they depart,
but they are essential to our wellbeing
because we need them to eat.
We get false ones to replace them
whenever they go.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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25 June 2013

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