Poem Archive

A Shocking State of Affairs

The pygmy electrician contemplates his unemployment
His state of malnutrition militates against enjoyment
He’s not afraid of work, in fact, he’s never known to shirk it
But every time he tries he synthesizes a short circuit

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Eye Chart? What Eye Chart?

Little Red Riding Hood saw an optician
In response to the woodcutter’s fervent petition
The resemblance is not what you’d label ‘uncanny’
But she can’t tell a great hairy wolf from her granny

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