"06109" by Rick Shelton

Home Sweet Home
by Andy Miller


Man has borne down
through the ages
such a tumor.
It weakens him,
and makes him do
inhuman things. Yet
he finds a surgeon
in his science,
who deftly can
remove it.
"Please don't,"
says man. "The pain
is sweet -- and it
keeps me here
at home."

Poem © 2002 by Andy Miller kidscroll@earthlink.net

Artwork © 2002 by Rick Shelton rats@anticybr.org

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