"It's such a shock, I almost screech"

By William Cole William Cole
It's such a shock, I almost screech,
When I find a worm inside my peach!
But then, what really makes me blue,
Is to find a worm who's bit in two!

Willliam Cole, “Untitled ['It's such a shock, I almost screech']" from Poem Stew (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1981). Used by permission of the Estate of William Rossa Cole.

Source: Poem Stew (J. B. Lippincott, 1981)

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Subjects Activities, Humor & Satire, Arts & Sciences, Eating & Drinking

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