Treasure Island

John Ciardi


About The Teeth Of Sharks


The thing about a shark is—teeth,
One row above, one row beneath.

Now take a close look. Do you find
It has another row behind?

Still closer—here, I'll hold your hat:
Has it a third row behind that?

Now look in and...Look out! Oh my,
I'll never know now! Well, goodbye.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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