Imperfect Stand-ins

To ease our way
into the day
my husband and I
are wont to say
things like
gerbil peppers
or lumber suppers.

We are not
two geniuses –
just two idiots
exchanging pointless
multisyllables – but
at least we do not
glorify our garbage
by baptizing
our infantile gurlings
POETRY

.

I am a defender of the English language, believing it should educate and enrich,
revulsed by its constant debasement and misappropriation.

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One Reply to “Imperfect Stand-ins”

  1. Love this, wonderful – and very much agree with this >>> “I am a defender of the English language, believing it should educate and enrich, revulsed by its constant debasement and misappropriation. ” Adrian

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