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Sockspeare Thou

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Sockspeare Thou

Sockspeare, Thou!

Tonight I sensed the arts' demise
and thought of your indecent writ
that could be used to kill the flies
that buzz above your perfumed feet.

To liberate what's kept inside
you must allow yourself to dart
where inspiration poisoned died 
cause of your mindless abstract art.

But this is wrong! The muses went
(because your odored feet emit
condensed that deathly worn socks scent) , 
outside to breathe! Lickety split! 

Your mind, surprisingly, expressed
what could be taken for a verse
tormented nostrils were suppressed
their agonized intake was terse.

Your fans, inhaling the extrait
(those well worn socks let loose with pride)    
decided to command in verse
what should be buried cause it died.

They called it 'poem' but was known
that flies, somehow, became extinct, 
bystanders run to wear cologne, 
your Sockspeare theme, was thus succinct.

Those blackened socks you wore around
with plastic sneakers, bought on sale,
became the cause the fish have drowned
and deathly scents were to curtail.

Please tell us why thy feet perfumes
became the symbol of foot-prose?
Dug up feet-ology exhumes
what should be listed to dispose.

© 10-13-2013, G. Venetopoulos, All Rights Reserved
(Iambic tetrameter)
(funny, lol!)

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  1. Date: 3/19/2014 7:55:00 AM
    creative piece, Giorgio. I am impressed with the variety of pieces that arise from your pen. This is priceless humor and the title sets it off appropriately. Kudos! Kudos! Kudos!

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V.
    Date: 3/22/2014 11:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you! lol!
  1. Date: 3/17/2014 6:50:00 PM
    Great , humorous write Girgio! Lol a lot! Reminds me of an old pair of basketball shoes! they would vacate the gym! 7 My best, chuck

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V.
    Date: 3/18/2014 6:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You bet! Thank you Chuck.
  1. Date: 3/15/2014 8:16:00 AM
    Written with such finesse, Giorgio! Love it,, and to my faves it goes...

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V.
    Date: 3/15/2014 12:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Gautami! You always have had a valid opinion on poetry! G.
    phookan Avatar gautami phookan
    Date: 3/15/2014 8:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You are simply remarkable in your expression,, great concept!