Let's Walk This Dog

by Shawn Misener

let's walk this dog

that doesn't belong to us

let's smile like we mean it

let's belt jingles for drugs

that make the cholesterol go away

let's show off our erections

from viagra injections

(even if you're a girl)

let's rewrite the code:

if you don't quiver with anticipation

you'll barely manage to explode


you light up my laptop

with your funk-ladle soul

the little spots are the big spots

let's dance the epileptic dance

with the off-duty EMTs

pounding scotch like we hate it

this is life:

full, fleshy words

moments stretched out like EEEEEK!

a smile, a rare yellow twizzler