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larrylark

Do you know what its like to be stuck on the roof?
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with the family away your all on your own. The ladders
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in pieces down on the lawn, where it shattered the bones
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of next doors pet cat.
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You’ll have some explaining to do after that.
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Do you know what its like to lock yourself out?
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lurching after the bull dog that peed on your  mat,
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crapped on the hat that your gran wears to church,
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you’ll have some explaining to do after that.
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Do you know what its like to get drunk as a skunk?
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mistakenly clunk open you neighbor’s front door?
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stagger upstairs grope bedroom door. Vague recollections
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of a fight in the pub.  Slugging it out with barman
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called Billy, while gran sang along to a  juke boxed Bo Diddley.
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You get into bed with their teenage daughter, thinking
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your cuddling your wife as you oughta
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You’ve got some explaining to do after that
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Do you know what its like when you finally arrive,
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put on the chip pan, gas heat mark five. Fall asleep
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on the sofa and when you awake, bonfires are burning
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all over the place.
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You’ll have some explaining to do after that
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The tail of the bull dog has blazed to a char,
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the cat o’ nine lives is covered in scars,
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granny and Billy are still on the booze,
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Wife’s gone off with Pedro on a round the world cruise,
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and the girl from next doors yelling sexual abuse,
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you’ve got some explaining to do after that..
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8 Dec 06

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hahahahhaha...hilarious!

funny poem.. interestingly it maintains rythm all along. nice work!
 — insideout

oops.. rhythm!
 — insideout

Hi insideout,

Larry loves you.

Larry hands across the internet Lark
 — larrylark

nice.
 — listen

Thanks Listen

This wretched poet values your support.

Larry genius only in his own head Lark
 — larrylark

You suck, larry.
 — unknown

Dearb Unknown

I perfected the difficult art of sucking many years ago when i was bitten on the arse by an unknown poison snake which apparantly died after swallowing my blood, not having the antedote. The secret is to purse your lips in a kiss position and then suck like a hoover sucks. You will them inhale all the unknown bacteria from the air around you, blow it into a refuse bag and tip it into the bin.

Larry luscious lips Lark
 — larrylark

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