Back to K. R. Copeland's Artist PageTo the Artist's Page                   Back to the Unlikely Stories home pageTo our home page
Combo PlatterTo K. R. Copeland's previous piece     FinaleTo K. R. Copeland's next piece

A Taste of Breaking Up

My teeth are off-white
grub worms, jutting up
from earthen gums
in a filth of mouth,
an ass-crack-house of sour.

Half an hour since
our spit-and-hiss departure.
Salivation, sulk and savor
our farewell, a French-kiss-off
of awful flavor.