The Good Thieves

Published in Diagram

After the wholly unnecessary

(All apologies)
We checked the dendrochronologist

For rings, a watch, a wallet—
Zilch, except

For his name and address
Sewn into his underwear

So we threw his lion's share
Down a dry well

And mailed his head
Back home.

last updated Tuesday, March 17, 2009 @ 4:57 PM