Advice to Dorothy as She Elopes with the Tin Man

Advice to Dorothy as She Elopes with the Tin Man

I can’t fathom your limerence. Why would you settle
for an older lover who’s made out of metal?
It’s good to be flexible, but don’t you think
that this is a rather impossible link?
Your honeymoon’s bound to be rather a bust.
If you go to the beach, he is likely to rust,
or if you go skiing, his joints will freeze rigid.
It’s hard to make love to a tin man who’s frigid!
You’re young and you’re limber. Your life’s at its start.
Why pick a lover who hasn’t a heart?
Please take my advice when it comes to men:
no lions, no scarecrows, no men made of tin.

 

Prompt words for today are flexible, gambit, limerence, fathom and metal.

8 thoughts on “Advice to Dorothy as She Elopes with the Tin Man

  1. SAM VOELKER

    Oh, but it’s better than one made out of plastic,
    I may be old and squeek a bit, but I do have a heart,
    and it beats deeply, because it is a bit of elastic,
    so a can of WD-40, you may need from the start,
    and our love making may be somewhat drastic,
    please do not think of throwing away this old fart.

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