naked in garden hills
by andy ray
Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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a poem inspired by Harry Crews' second novel "Naked in Garden Hills."
There's a fat man on the hill
Who thinks slimness quite a thrill;
There's a thin man in a hole
Who craves meat more than his soul.
There's a woodsman in the hills
Who wants the city's whores and thrills;
There's an ad man in the town,
Who wants to sweat so he'll slim down.
But if they had the chance to do it,
They'd last three weeks, say 'nothing
Then return home like flowing suet,
To the job they've bitched all through
They hear, they say, the grass is
The women finer, the pleasures keener.
Then they go and find a lap,
That offers passion, then the clap.
Better to view Mother Nature's
Words on switching nomenclatures;
'Regard the turtle in his shell;
He knows the world outside is hell.'
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|Reviewed by jude forese
|a clever and vagarious poem ...|
|Reviewed by Chanti Niven
|Welcome to AD. A humorous and insightful write. I look forward to more.
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|A short poem with a wise and whimsical touch!Welcome to AD!
|Reviewed by Susan Sonnen
|I am not familiar with 'Naked in Garden Hills', but this poem intrigues me and I will have to seek it out now. Excellent.
|Reviewed by Joy Marsh
|Wisdom and humor rolled into one. Enjoyed reading this.