around the edges
the old prof
traced his lineage
back to louie
the homo sapien caveman
who used a club
on fellow brutes
with impunity

and tho highly educated
he could pummel
the best of em
with words
at the debate club
and win
every round
hands down

male – age 65
height – 6 foot 5
weight – 250
build – muscular
hair – full
biceps – 28 in
married – the nightclub owners daughter
favorite sandwich – turkey club
drinks club soda
likes club med
 owns a  chihuahua  called “beast”
favorite sport – pugilism

at the urging
of his son brutus
he began
distancing himself
from his past
and drawing the line
at wearing a kilt
lest people think him
too violent

Categories: Humor, People | Tags: , , | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “Roots

  1. I’m always amazed when writers create such magic. Job well done.

  2. Thank you Sheri. Kind of you to say. 🙂

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