David McLansky

Veteran Poet - 1,602 Points (5/24/1944 / New York City)

Tattoo - Poem by David McLansky

How could you put a dragon there
Just above your pubic hair;
That inked perfection so neatly drawn
Does not improve your pubic bone;
It’s symmetry does not advance
As you saunter, as you dance
As slips down your underpants,
This mythic bird does enhance;
Why let your body be
A canvas to mythology,
When your flesh alone is bliss
The swells and shadows of your hips?

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  • Elaine Sept (2/12/2015 4:13:00 AM)

    I so love this, and I really hate tattoos!
    I get tired of the art in my home, I cannot imagine putting something on my skin....
    I don't even have pierced ears.... ha ha.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 26, 2014

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