|Aztal Utensils, Inc: Complaints Department
Author: thefilmchick PM
Poem #3 of college poetry portfolio - a poem on a painting. Salvador Dali's 'Aztal', link in poem.Rated: Fiction K - English - Poetry/Humor - Words: 223 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 08-07-06 - id: 2225793
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AZTAL UTENSILS: COMPLAINTS DEPT.
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Bakerfield Avenue, Township of Lee.
State of Wisconsin, the United States,
Two Zero Six Six Five, Seven Twelve Eight.
This is addressed to the
Really, I must have my money returned!
For I have bought this new kitchenware set,
and it has caused me a bit of a fret.
Shiny? It is, and looks
lovely when new –
but as I chose to make nice lobster stew,
there was a slight bit of troublesome flap.
Knife down to tablecloth? Three inches' gap.
Apples went airborne, the
wine a cascade!
Somehow the cherries and pear were unscathed.
I waved the conch shell you claimed would avail:
All that it brought was a bird with forked tail.
So, you say, why did I not
make a stir,
seize a good hold of that troublesome bird?
I'll now confess: I considered that too,
but forked tails are no good for eating your stew.
(They can't stay
straight as fine silverware should.)
Let me just say that I would if I could!
As I cannot, would you refund my fees?
Send them as soon as you can, if you please.
Let me assure you, I won't
buy a jot,
Aztal Utensils, not one lobster pot!