Friday, March 27, 2009

Pepperoni by Jakob Chapman

uncountable noun
thin slice of life
sitting in its own pool
of oily blood
hot salami
in an Italian tsunami
flooding the hut
filling the homeland
with savory security
when the moon hits your eye

1 comment:

Gabriel Gadfly said...

Heh. Amusing, fun little piece. I think it could be improved by getting rid of some of the gerunds, though. "sitting" could become sits, "flooding" could become floods, which removes some of those unlyrical -ing sounds.