Gum Up

Notice how “theoillogicalies‟
Gum up the worded worlds

Stretchnosepuppet the truth
Tongue-twisting

Jaw-chewing, teeth gnawing
It all out of shape
And
Are the “dickens-dammed,‟
Bubblegummed worst

To remove
From
Undersides of study desks
Or our floored mind




About the Author:
Daniel Wilcox's wandering lines have appeared in many magazines including Unlikely Stories, The Danforth Review, hotmetalpress.net, and Word Riot. Before that he hiked through Cal State University Long Beach (Creative Writing), Montana, Pennsylvania, Europe, Palestine/Israel...worked in a mental institution, and taught students literature. He lives with his wife on the central coast of California.