William Cook

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What The....? - Poem by William Cook

To piss, or not to piss?
that is undoubtedly the question
one in the hand
& two in the bush
each — their weight — a boiled egg
hung by a rubber-band
ribald balls of soft allure
the firmament of spleen
begs release
only to be asked back again
like a sinful thought retrieved

To piss, or not to piss?
it is getting harder
to contain my answer
a backyard bum
grimacing in indecision
grinding in masochistic mastication
fat half moons
a hairy ham face
grinning in agony...


Comments about What The....? by William Cook

  • (7/21/2006 6:18:00 AM)


    I think your title was very 'fitting' for this one William. I can't help laughing at your poem....it's very funny. It almost felt like it was ''proper'' yet it was so NOT. Nice humor. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 21, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 18, 2010


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