Trion for Man, Woman, and Obnoxious Child

Trion for man woman and obnoxious child



I don’t care if it is Monday Night. Let Howard Cossell do

your laundry. See if Dandy Don laughs at your jibes.

Get the New York Jets to cook Armenian Chili.

We’re watching the Gabby Awards.


Do you know what lust is?

Seeing Tony give three points and the Bears.

The game is at Minnesota, land of frozen Finns.


I wanna see Godzilla humps Reptilicus.
Young minds should be fed, too.


You watch that damn game, I could be naked and dead.


Naw, that’s Mailer. Norman, I think.
He thinks he’s got wife problems.


Childhood should be a time of nurturement and enrichment.
Eugene Sax-on the Sax life of musical children.


I’m your wife. Remember me?
I’m not a tight end.


I damn well know that. You used to-
Hey, do I go out with other bimboes.

Hey, do I go sleep it off in grave yards on Friday nights.

Hey. do I talk to myself and make weird noises:


Frequently, the child is un seen by couples who have an un usual frequency of arguments.He emerges unseen.
He becomes either a deviate or moves to Cleveland
Angelo Vertilli-unpublished term paper


It’s good for the kid. You want him to be some damn Fairy! Watching male models:


The Gabby shows Male and Fe Male models. There’s a diffeence, ya know. “Cides, I wanna see Erika Kane.


So look at your magazines.

I’d watch if Tom was on, her ex. Now he could play.

She’s only a model.


Male Children, especially, grow up either extroadinarily
aggressive or intensely passive in these nattering, bickering, environments. Either way, they’re a poor choice for Home Loans-
Edna Street-The Myth of Self


Do you have money on this Erika chick. I could see that.

I mean, models shmodels. Hey, did I ever ask you to do

weird things with sheep and whipped cream-


Maybe you should. I’ll go over Madge’s

(exits in middle dudgeon, can’t afford high)


I wanna see the monsters!


My in-laws aren’t allowed out this year.


I hate football Daddy

You are a football Daddy.

For all you know I could be wearin’ dresses now.

For all you see I could be playing Doctor every. day.

With real knives.

For all you care

I could be Neal

you don’t know.


Hey,fella pinches cheek

How’s ’bout you and me

make us some pop-a-corn and….

Child walks away

The end


About bobsmall1

Bob Small has read at Bacchanal, Barnes and Noble, Borders, The Booksource (Swarthmore), The Clark Park Festivals,Community College of Philadelphia Highwire Gallery, The Mad Poets Annual Food Fest Reading, The Middle East Restaurant, Nexus GalleryThe Painted Bride Arts Center, The Philadelphia Ethical Society, Robin's Bookstore The University of Pennsylvania and also in New York City, Trenton, NJ, Washington, DC, and in many Delaware Valley Venues. He is the author of numerous chapbooks, including El Otro Lado (with Maralyn Lois Polak), On watching America Die, Small Steps and Toes (with Lamont B. Steptoe), and The Unapoet. This is his first Reading in over a year. Bob Small was Founder and President of the two decades old Poets and Prophets, which presented Poetry Readings in both Delaware County and Philadelphia. Bob was the Chair of The Delaware County Green Party and was the First Green Party Candidate in Delaware County (2005). He was also a Green Party National Delegate, among other duties. He is the Founder and Facilitator of The Pennsylvania Ballot Access Coalition (PaBac), which is a Coalition of both Independents and Third Parties., seeking to legislatively improve Pennsylvania's Ballot Access Laws. (Facebook) Bob is also a founding member and Facilitator of Democracy Unplugged, and Delco Debates, which has presented Independent and Third Party Forums in Delaware County since 2004. Facebook) He was formerly involved with Cinema Resistance, and Delco Pledge of Resistance. Bob currently lives in Swarthmore with his wife and their menagerie of animals. He is currently focused on writing a Novel and organizing his Poetry, which he posts on his Blog (Bob Small1). He is retired from most of the above activities, except Delco Debates and Poets and Prophets, which he may return to.
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