Treasure Island

Kevin Rottweiler


Community College Biology Class


the days of youth
going to college
community college
where textbooks were cheap
and you get a good education
and the worm was given
to pre-med majors
and future teachers
cutting open his gizzards
with a scalpel knife
looking at algae
under expensive microscopes
even the biology students
felt sick
with a dead worm
in a silver pan
and you run home
to tell your mother!

Submitted: Sunday, January 12, 2014
Edited: Monday, January 13, 2014

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