Treasure Island

David McLansky

(5/24/1944 / New York City)

Saying No

Ah, my dear, you have such a mind
You look so good, too, from behind;
But try as I may, try as I might
I cannot love a transvestite.
Fault me not for prejudoce;
You're smashing in that red slit dress;
But though your chams may rival Venus,
I can't love a girl who has a penis.

Submitted: Sunday, March 31, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 10, 2013

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  • Joe Hughes (4/1/2013 4:57:00 AM)

    Thanks for the well written humour.
    Great last line.
    Joe Hughes on Poemhunter and at (Report) Reply

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