[A D V E R T I S E M E N T]
HAMMER meets tooth,
tooth clanks onto glass floor,
tooth glued to pages of Fresh Magazine.
TOOTH naked, Ohio fields.
tooth & two feet tap dancing.
tooth can sing!
tooth signs contract with agent, Mouth (“hereafter referred to as Agent”).
AGENT massages tooth;
tooth buys wallet;
tooth buys comfort’r, ‘makes’ bed, sleeps upon wallet;
tooth drinks sleepy-syrup, ignores sirens.
SILENCE— tooth develops a tic.
tooth twitches, loses touch with music.
tooth-lungs go numb, no more speaking roles.
tooth sells bed, sleeps on old magazines.
MAGAZINE rings Agent’’s phone.
Agent purchases shiny new tooth.
The Publisher sleeps upon piles of old money and old teeth …