John Yamrus


just the facts, please...


no purchase necessary
void where prohibited by law
just add water
plus shipping and handling
must be 21 or older
limited to two per customer
4 easy payments
and call within the next ten minutes…

inundated,
i walk downstairs,
open up the refrigerator,
grab a beer
and slowly drink it down.

even empty,
the can
is cool in my hand
and i sit down
in front of the tv
and fall asleep
dreaming
about
operating
heavy machinery.

Submitted: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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  • Rookie Ted Sheridan (10/25/2007 11:26:00 AM)

    There is a guy here on PH. who would love this poem. Fannison where are you?

    My kind of write too. Love Tom Waits and his 'Step Right Up' this is along those lines. (Report) Reply

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