poet Laurence Overmire

Laurence Overmire

Sink Hole

He made the mistake of standing on top of the television set.
He thought maybe he could conquer it, I guess
But instead

It swallowed him up and burped him out into an

And if we don’t pay $149.95 in six easy installments
We’ll probably never see him again.

(Previously published in The Short North Gazette, Jan.2003)

Poem Submitted: Friday, April 21, 2006
Poem Edited: Sunday, April 6, 2008

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  • Gina Onyemaechi (4/21/2006 11:34:00 AM)

    Ha ha ha! ! Delightful comedy, Larry.

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