WANT

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Submitted Date 05/16/2019
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I want something

And that is always where the problem

Hangs its hat.

 

Puts its feet on my table

Grinning at me with a mouth full of

Fish bone teeth

Asking what's for dinner.

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  • Kiersten Felch 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    I love the phrase" fish bone teeth" the image is real.

    • Zoe Dabbs 5 months, 3 weeks ago

      Thank you! Because it's so short, I kind of consider that the centerpiece of the poem.

  • David Ross Washington Jr 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    I want somethingAnd that is always where the problemHangs its hat.
    I love the imagery of this part. It's like going to a diner, and they have the receipt or ticket for your order hanging on that hook.

    • Zoe Dabbs 5 months, 3 weeks ago

      Thank you! I imagined it as kind of a no-good character that just walks into your house unannounced and makes himself at home.

  • Miranda Fotia 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    Wanting can definitely be the start of a big problem...or a wonderful adventure. I also like the phrase "fish bone teeth" and the cover image you chose to go with it.

    • Zoe Dabbs 5 months, 3 weeks ago

      Thank you for reading Miranda!