Manny Furious Poems
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Big Pussy- Or How Carl Sagan Gave 9-Year-Old Me A Nervous Breakdown
For as long as I can remember
I've been a big pussy.
I'm afraid of everything.
If you think long and hard about
all the things that are just sitting back, stalking, chilling in the shadows
for the proper time to jump out of the ether and kill you,
you'd come up with a long list.
Just off the top of my head-
A random meteorite blazing through the universe
zoning in my my house and
Deer and elk
that materialize out of thin air in front of my
car as I drive 80 miles/hour on the way home at 10 at ...