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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About Adam

I'm a dad and the author of the poetry collections The Third Fruit is a Bird and Not Quite the Man for the Job, the novel Man Bites Dog and the short story collection Heroes and Civilians.

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so this happened... #mrt #mistert happy with today’s random encounter. he came home with me ma - can i keep ‘im? ps they don’t write liner notes like that any more. “The first few moments on land are always disorienting. I need a moment to adjust to the air warming against my skin and the unfiltered light coming in straight lines from the sun.” that one time i wrote one poem about #björk’s “Alarm Call”
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