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Creature of Habit II

Neil de la Flor & Maureen Seaton

after Rodney Hatfield

1. You’ve got a mole and a mustache and red thoughts billowing from your horn.

2. You’re selfish and part purple.

3. Why is your stomach filled with dots?

4. You’ve lost your sense of direction and all your eyes are crooked.

5. Where’s your tail, creature of habitual profile?

6. What’s in the hole?


8. Red begets red beneath the thermosphere.

9. 5 black spots, 4 white spots, 3 red spots.

10. You wobble on skinny legs too impossible for standing.

11. Proportionately, you’re a sloppy lover.

12. You’re bifurcated and humble in your oilskin.

13. Your guilt rides over you like paint on the side of a barn.

14. You’ll never fade to black again.

Neil de la Flor & Maureen Seaton

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