Dating Immune Novocain

by May 14, 2013 0 comments

I’m dating a man who’s immune to Novocain:

the only other man in my bar,
sitting across from me, beside the bartender-
he reaches over and grabs the Dilbert
While We Were
Downsizing pad on which
I had written, “I’m dating a man
who’s immune to Novocain”-
and tells me,
I have a purple and yellow yak in my pants.

And I look in his numb eyes:
I’ve always loved petting zoos.

editors note:

Animal magnetism over unrequited angst every time. Say it with feeling and we’ll follow you anywhere! – mh

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