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Terra Verma

Going Out of Business Sale

By Gerard DiLeoPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
Chop locally

He was supposed to be dead

That's naturally assumed

When you can't find the head


He was supposed to be buried

Entombed and inhumed

His rot, in situ, unhurried


He was supposed to be food for worms

At terra verma, six feet consumed

But murder, they crowed, duly confirms


He was supposed to be interred in the earth

But was dug up, brought to the mall's food emporium

For Black Friday, offered for less than he's worth


Support local stiffness — chop locally


About the Creator

Gerard DiLeo

Retired, not tired. In Life Phase II: Living and writing from a decommissioned Catholic church in Hull, MA. Phase I: was New Orleans (and everything that entails).


email: [email protected]

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran3 months ago

    Hahahhahahahahhahahaha omggggg I loved this so much! Also, only recently I found out that Earth is known as Terra. We refer to living things on Earth as Earthlings. So when talking about Terra, do we refer to ourselves as Terrarists? 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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