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Bull's Eye

He says they didn't really
DO Sex Education
at his school
but one day
in Biology
he had a real eye opener

Mr Boring Old Thingumy was off ill, so
Yes yes yes!
it was Miss Nice Pretty Whatserface
who all the boys liked
and among the Miss-Nice-Pretty-
Whatserface-fancying-boys
this one fancied her
intensely
(yet quietly)

So that day
they had
to slice experimentally
and exploratorily
into the shiny, slimy,
squintly staring eyeballs
of bulls
and eyes were his weakspot
his yuk yuk yuk spot
and the scalpel wavered as
the eye-globe quivered
and slump to the floor he fell

Some gasped
some laughed
some pointed

Miss Nice Pretty Whatserface
stepped through the rabble
and knelt by the young boy's side

Some gasped
some laughed
some pointed

Some passed
the wet towels
she anointed
with gentle coolness
on his brow
while the warmth of her hand
on the back of his neck
drifted him
from dreamland back
to Biology
where the boys looked jealously on

He looked up at her
and understood effortless intimacy

he looked out at them
and understood total triumph

& he looked over at the shining scalpel
piercing the bloody Bull's Eye ...

He says they didn't really
DO Sex Education
at his school
but that one day
in Biology
he had a Real Eye Opener

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