King Phillip Comes Over For Good Spaghetti

Larenz Brown
Oct 15, 2019 · 2 min read

A springbok with a wristwatch plays hopscotch down the sidewalk in midtown manhattan. He keeps a deed to the boardwalk and the thimble in his wallet in the pocket on the inside of his coat. His tie clip has a tie clip and his horns match his belt buckle. Eels shine his hooves for an hour and fifteen minutes every time he goes to the airport.

A dolphin and a human enter a consensual relationship with no common language. The dolphin knows love is dark and quiet She leads advocacy groups for the development of underwater MRI to display truth in color and in blood. The public screams blasphemy and her deity is Helen Keller.

Long-lashed camels stage a revolution and free themselves from desert slavery. Water hole access has since become subscription-based.

Piranhas post particles of articles about veganism. An elephant is seduced by exodus and walks and swims and walks again to Korea for Gangnam and cosmetic surgery. Ears too big belly too round skin too gray too wrinkly and no mirror is a kind mirror.

Alligators roll the sheets from lovers and plead amnesia in the morning.The snake sheds his skin just in time for fashion week.

Cheetahs lie. Lions cheat. They both won’t hire tigers.

And fire ants spend days out by the pool.

Resistance Poetry

Verse as Commentary

Larenz Brown

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New York, NY larenzb@gmail.com

Resistance Poetry

Verse as Commentary

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