“And swelled with thoughts/presumptuous…”
from The Persians by Aeschylus
Some say we, too, in the hands of a whack-the-water man.
Ooooops! Did I open a whoop-ass worm can?
Speaking of dog food, Baxter Boo dog clothes online
Unicorn Fufu Tutu Iridescent Doggie Dress
Rainbow Sequins for only fifty ninety-nine,
comes in red, blue and purple, too.
I’m selling Betsy Ross dental floss
for real teeth and fake teeth, yessiree.
You’re all crazy except me, me, me
Nancy Harris McLelland taught creative writing, composition, and literature for over twenty years and Conducted writing workshops for the Western Folklife Center, Great Basin College , and the Great Basin Writing Project . An Elko County native with a background in ranching. McLelland has presented her "Poems from Tuscarora" Both at daytime and evening events at the Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko. Her essay, "Border Lands: Cowboy Poetry and the Literary Canon" is in the anthology Cowboy Poetry Matters .