P.D. TAYLOR

Rookie (08/30/58 / England)

P.D. TAYLOR Poems

1. The Snort 6/11/2007
Best Poem of P.D. TAYLOR

The Snort

i called mom today
she'd left a message,
sounded sad
she hadn't heard from dad,
i felt bad

the conversation began
catching up on the family news
here's the story on dad
he called, he's fine
he's coming down to see you in a week, he said
but you know how things get,
oh, you do,
and you hate to hear it from me

the conversation took a sharp turn
she's coming east
oh great i'll be there in october too
working on my art project
(have you ever heard a snort of derision?)
that was my first
the snort stabbed ...

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