augury doggerel

Monday, December 23, 2002

Pickup Line

A toddler at the pub boots around the rug with a serious look while men ten times his size scream about a ski jumper on television. Mama? Mama shops, says Dada, and heads off for a found urinal while uncle keeps half an eye. The boy slip-slips snowsuit legs to the bar and stares into the dark wood.


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