Porkbellies in Cantango




“No one ever went hungry investing in metaphors!”

he said patting his belly.

I wasn’t prepared to argue.

Nor was I prepared to waste my magic beans

buying a pig in a poke

whether it had lipstick or not,

even if it could fly.


even I know…


similes are in backwardation,



About dwk758

When I was in the 6th grade, I was fascinated by a brief section in my World History book about ancient Greece and the philosophers, mythology, and original Olympics. I wrote my first poem about it that started: "Ancient Greeks and old time Romans...". Ever since it has been an elaboration on that theme...and I have wandered far afield.
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