False Teeth

From the collection And Don’t Come Back, 2021.

False Teeth

Tell that supposed well-meaning
old mouth crammed with pointed teeth
serrated kind remarks never
exactly Smooth things over

but instead
they saw through good intentions
they leave score marks

Tell that old mouth
I have a fine set of pointed teeth


11 thoughts on “False Teeth

    • Thank you. People sure can be very cruel and I sometimes think of it as if they are shredding meat with their teeth, even if all they are doing is talking…

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