Tinfoil Teeth

Standard

They come singing fragile tunes,
then complain of an aching
in their throats. Not to gloat, but…
I told them this would happen.
I did, didn’t I? But no one
ever listens to me because
I have tinfoil teeth.
You can’t heed the words of one
who smiles at you with tinfoil teeth.
There’s just something very wrong
about that smile,
very clearly wrong.
And it’s damn near impossible
to get a song through your mouth
when you have tinfoil teeth like I do.
They just deflect any melody
back into your throat
and you end up choking on it.

-r. miller

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s