Maureen Maggott

Rookie - 0 Points (1 Jan 1973 / Halifax)

The Fat Man - Poem by Maureen Maggott

A heavy tread betrays his presence,
The flat-footed thud of a corpulent man.
Sweating, smiling smugly, he enters,
His grin a signal that he rules the roost.

He fills the room with his flesh and words
Crowds out his lessers with smothering scorn
A man of gravitas, the fabled big beast,
Heavy, but hollow.

Topic(s) of this poem: power


Comments about The Fat Man by Maureen Maggott

  • Shakil Ahmed (12/5/2015 6:45:00 AM)


    The flat-footed thud of a corpulent man.
    Sweating, smiling smugly, he enters,
    His grin a signal that he rules the roost.- Carefully chosen words, lovely poem thanks
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 5, 2015

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 5, 2015


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