John Shea

Rookie - 228 Points (1-28-50 / Cherry Point N.C.)

With A Blink - Poem by John Shea

I was thinkin
Whose my mentor
I was just thinkin
Bout Hukkleberry wine
Remembering cook outs
Searching for snakes
I sought them out
My Ma and Dad loathed me
To see how they lived and died
I hid them in glass
Cages and appetizers fried
Growing up hungry
On either side of the equator
I would never hide
The sundry critters
That passed my palate
Just like the time
I stopped on the dime
To eat an arachnid salad
which helped me out
As I grew palled
I dreamed in a blink
Why call it bait
If my appetite it does sate.

Comments about With A Blink by John Shea

  • Gold Star - 16,120 Points Mandolyn ... (7/15/2014 8:14:00 PM)

    haha, this is knotty and nice! (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 16,120 Points Mandolyn ... (7/15/2014 8:12:00 PM)

    freaking A
    cups suck man
    this is bodacious and brilliant. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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