As I Was Walking

by Bruce Lansky
As I was walking
out one day,
my head fell off
and rolled away.
I really do not
miss my head.
It doesn’t bother me.
I’m dead.


Text © Bruce Lansky, reprinted from If Pigs Could Fly…and Other Deep Thoughts published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Stephen Carpenter. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.

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