Monday, March 31, 2008

Miss America


Miss America


Miss America takes off her crown,

Tosses her roses in the trash,

Shouts, "bring down the patriarchy!"

And leaves, arm in arm with her new girlfriend.


Sponsors withdraw.

Miss Runner-Up, whose talent was playing the piano

And singing "Wind Beneath My Wings"

Is hastily trotted back out.


Meanwhile,

Miss America sits in a queer coffee bar with her girlfriend, who is wearing

A low-cut red dress and a black choker.

"There goes my apple pie image," says Miss America with a smirk,

As she kisses Veronica's hand; for that is the girlfriend's name, and anyway,

A pageant is for now but love is forever

When Veronica's long canines shine white and

Beautiful as she smiles.






6 comments:

Mess said...

This is great! : )

Fireblossom said...

Thanks, I'm really pleased that you like it. I had a lot of fun writing it.

Shrinky said...

Oh Shay, so sassy, witty and pertinent - just love this character, who couldn't?

Fireblossom said...

Hehe, I was ahead of my time, with all the hoopla about vampires these days!

flipside records said...

Ha! I love this:

"Sponsors withdraw.
Miss Runner-Up, whose talent was playing the piano
And singing 'Wind Beneath My Wings'
Is hastily trotted back out."

Love is forever when ... there's always a framework, a stipulation ... and it ends with long white teeth, in one form or another. Blood drawn until your dead, usually metaphorically. But sometimes ...

Certifiablockhead said...

Tosses her roses in the trash...and I´m cheering already...what a wonderful voice you have...thanks for your garden...