B

When I was a kid, “B” looked a lot like a bum
— although we called it “bottom” then —
which started with the plump curvy letter “B”
simultaneously focus of attraction and poo.

So much for the little smile that
used to play over my face
early in the alphabet.

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Poet, playwright, duplicate bridge player, website designer, cottager, husband, father, grandfather, former athlete, carpenter, computer helper for my friends, theatre designer, backstage polymath, retired teacher of highschool English, drama, art, a baritone singer in a barbershop quartet, who knows what else? wordcurrents is on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wordcurrents/ Doug also has a Facebook page, "Incognitio", related to his novels.
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