by Max Bouillet

There once was a little girl
who possessed a very special gift.
Whatever she read
became the truth.
She was about to read the
bible, but before she could...
Darwin pushed it aside
and forced her to read
The Origin of Species.

And when she had finished,
he grabbed her by the
ankles and dashed her
head against the rocks.

But by that time,
it was okay.

For he proved
to be the most fit.


Posted on 06/08/2003
Copyright © 2020 Max Bouillet

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Graeme Fielden on 06/12/03 at 03:54 PM

Interesting philosophical twist here...very creative in a wonderfully twisted kinda way

Posted by D. Xavier Bari on 06/14/03 at 06:03 AM


Posted by Brian Francis on 08/01/03 at 09:44 PM

Love it. I read it and continued expolring, could not get it out of my mind. HAd to come back and say -- good job! peace --bf

Posted by Rachelle Howe on 09/29/03 at 07:25 PM

*dies laughing* "she was about to read the bible, but..." hehehehehehehe! you're so brilliantly funny.

Posted by Michele Schottelkorb on 09/30/03 at 01:01 PM

how ironically amusing... your sense of humour/style makes my day... this poem rocks!... blessings...

Posted by Philip F De Pinto on 10/01/03 at 11:20 AM

your poems are rich in the protein's of truths and metaphor

Posted by Leandra K Brossard on 02/15/04 at 03:47 AM

I love this... so dark, so poignant, and so Fitting!! *chuckles* Really, I find the gallows humor in this perfect... Thank you.. :)

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