Reply To Personal Ad

SOLD! to the tall man Image
in the back row
with the ugly brown hat.
I’m here to say:
I liked your ad;
You were the one
“looking for a guy
with teeth,” right?
Seeing that I have some
(teeth, that is), I’ll reply.
I’m dying to know about
the combat sports and
prestructuralist semantics,
not to mention the tattoos.

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About JunkChuck

Native, Militant Westsylvanian (the first last best place), laborer, gardener, and literary hobbyist (if by literary you mean "hack"). I've had a bunch of different blogs, probably four, due to a recurring compulsion to start over. This incarnation owes to a desire to dredge up the best entries of the worst little book of hand-scrawled poems I could ever dream of writing, salvageable excerpts from fiction both in progress and long-abandoned. and a smattering of whatever the hell seems to fit at any particular moment. At first blush, I was here just to focus on old, terrible verse, but I reserve the right to include...anything. Maybe everything, certainly my love of pulp novels growing garlic, the Pittsburgh Steelers and howling at the moon--both figuratively and, on rare occasions, literally.
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7 Responses to Reply To Personal Ad

  1. Vicki Stelma says:

    I love it!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Interesting… makes me want to know more! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Elizabeth Helmich says:

    Oh my goodness, this is just great!

    Liked by 1 person

    • JunkChuck says:

      This was based on an actual personal column. I must admit I felt a twinge of–not regret, exactly–that I’d never get to meet that girl. She sounded like a hoot, but my single friend who’d actually received the profile wasn’t at all interested.

      Liked by 1 person

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