Sunday, February 18, 2007

Velcro and hand knitting--a haiku of pain

Chalk screeching on blackboard.
Dentist's drill in my mouth.
Handknit hat ripping loose from the velcro tabs of my winter jacket.

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Next time I buy a winter jacket, it's honest buttons or a large toothed zipper. I hereby forswear velcro.