What you like now?
We have some pie.
Forty dollars.
Yum yum yum.
What you like now?
Oh I think we have some apple.
Here you go.
Forty dollars.
What you like?
There you go.
Yum yum yum.
Forty dollars.
What you like?
Forty dollars.
What you like now?
Some tuna.
I think we don’t have some tuna today.
I think we eat it all up.
You have some pear?
Yum yum yum.
Spaghetti is all gone now.
What you like now?
We have some toast for you.
Forty dollars.
Yum yum yum.
Just pretend eat.
Just pretend.
Only pretend.
Good girl, Daddy.
Good girl.
Forty dollars.
Yum yum yum.


Poet. Author. Beard. Husband. Dad. Four chickens. Dog. Cat. I can sometimes fix my lawnmower.

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One comment on “Shop.
  1. opoetoo says:

    if i knew why i liked this a would be a millionaire

    $40s at a time

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this is a very well made poem. it's called "Travelling Through the Dark". *shudder* #williamstafford I am binge watchin star trek voyager right now and am gobsmacked by the recurring theme of helping out your friends and being nice to strangers even when theyre frightening because its the right thing to do. where has this theme gone when it comes to the stories we celebrate and share with each other? cool as... if you told me this was the last minke drink machine in the country i would believe you
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