Jeffrey Park

One noticed right away
he had a certain
animal magnetism.
Perhaps it was the flattened
of small animals
plastered all over his surface
ripped away
from their simple lives
by an irresistible force of nature
spattered across his
thighs and
like radiator grill butterflies.
He took it all in stride
flicked at them
when he thought no one
was looking,
rolled his marble eyes as if to say
attractive is
as attractive does.

©2012 This work is the property of the author.

Jeffrey Park

Posted on December 26, 2012, in Jeffrey Park, POETRY and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. More work from Jeffrey Park. This is the first of three new poems. I love this piece.

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  2. Verse of a versatile poet.

  3. Very funny! I’ll never think of animal magnetism in the same way again!

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