John Strausbaugh, Stories

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Illustration by Nick Aumiller
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The Board Splayer

 

 

 

 


  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ralph ought to start at eleven.
How wrong be my lane?
Nothing was done;
My bill has come
To thirty-six sixty-seven.


Give up this day and stay in bed
And rip up our press passes
As we forget those who just passed the rents up.
Sad Lisa's not into dalmations,
but we'll give her one unequalled.


Four times was the sink plumbed
In an hour.
It was boring.
You'll never remember Achmed.


 

 

Note: Dolphin-Moon Press published "The Board Splayer"  and "The Bar's Mangled Hammer" as small black & white comic books (graphic verses?), with drawings by Nick, in 1985.

 

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All material on this website is copyrighted and may not be republished in any form without written permission. Copyright © 2009 John Strausbaugh