Friday, February 25, 2022

The Late Supper

 

The Late Supper 
Trompe-l'œil L’Assemblage by Michael Douglas Jones  ©2022
Original artwork at Gallery 322


This art & essay is somewhat different from my usual fare, as it is more tongue in cheek, written in the tradition of the dark Mother Goose nursery rhymes, which are laced with murder and mayhem.—



Coarsely chopped scorn
and wild white venom
simmered
in the black beast stew;
she baked a loathe
of whole pain bread
and hate it by herself.

Her husband came home
in his cups;
much too late for supper.
She met him
with the cake knife
to serve him just deserts.