coat o’ paint

this house could sure
use a coat of
paint,

and this ragged coat
could sure use a zipper,
where the buttons
ain’t,

bless those metal tracks
where dry skin and
teeth oft meet,

i pledge to brush
this old house
painted

or, til my tongue
hangs weak
.

image: https://useum.org/artwork/Settling-Down-Original-Abstract-Modern-home-decor-colorful-houses-huge-wall-art-by-Fidostudio-Tom-Fedro

image: https://www.stereogum.com/1790466/stranger-cat-unzip-your-skin/mp3s/

image: https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/120189883778623583/

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