Friday, July 2, 2010

Sylvester Morton Hobble

a stuft snake
fluorescent, squooshy,
curled up in a

It has circled itself
around my arm,
This swirling, slithery

Now sneaking to my
babsitting job;
scaring Mariah
with its scarlet tongue
and spacious pink mouth.

Scaring her when it
squeaks close to her head.

Written sometime between 1992-1994. Posted now for Lou.