Mark R Slaughter


Man's Tipple


A little splash of evil,
A squirt or two of ire,
I'll stir it in before I add –
Now this you will admire:

A mighty slug of villainy,
A slosh of immorality,
A pint or two of tyranny,
A dash of criminality,

A gram or so of sin,
A sneaky Mickey Finn,
A little mix before the fix –
If you could see my grin!

But oh forgetful me –
How vacant could I be?
I need to add licentiousness
With hint of lechery!

And then of course seduction,
A barrel of corruption –
I'm nearly done with all this fun –
Just acts of reproduction:

All unprotected; cross-infected –
Disease that spread 'cos you neglected
Just to get those sores inspected,
Leaving you to feel dejected.

And then to sprinkle on disgust,
A powdering of deep mistrust,
Little grains of wanton lust,
Then ram it home with phallic thrust.

There, my drink to keep him going
All the way to culmination:
Got to keep his weakness growing
Till his great abomination…

I give you Man's tipple!


Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2009

Submitted: Saturday, April 11, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, May 24, 2011

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  • ~ Jon London ~ (4/14/2009 6:27:00 AM)

    This should be hung up in every bar, excellent piece mate, i'll get the drinks in shall i.

    10+ tipples (Report) Reply

  • Viola Grey (4/11/2009 8:05:00 PM)

    this is outstanding...note to self, do not accept drinks from Mark...what a fantastic piece. (Report) Reply

  • Marie Shine (4/11/2009 9:33:00 AM)

    Fantastic poem Mark.Witty and satirical.As I read the poem I could picture you in my mind mixing this lethal cocktail, like Dr. Jekyl & Mr. Hyde in the Lab.I like it VERY much and have given it a 10. (Report) Reply

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