Native American Hero



Mr. Tory Terry.

Tory Terry’s tribal.

And the tribal river? Terry!

The Terry River.

Tory Terry traipses on its tributary.

The Terry Tributary.


Tory Terry triumphed!



Try to traipse to the tribal tribute at Terry Tributary to honor Tory Terry’s triumph.

Ware Wear

Reminder: Always speak my verse aloud.

wire - vintage


Howe’s Wires.

Howe’s Wires: wire ware!

Rare wire ware.


Where’s Howe’s?

Here’s where Howe’s is:

Howser’s Warehouse is where Howe’s Wires is.

(Howser’s Warehouse also houses

(Mausers, hawsers, howitzers—whereas Howe’s Wires

(Houses rare wire ware where they are.)


How’s Howser’s?

How’s Howe’s?

How’s Howser’s warehousing?

How’s Howe’s wire housings?

How rare are Howe’s rare wire wares?

Wherefore care we?


Ominous Caffeine



“Cathay Cafe.”

Cathy’s Cathay Cafe.


How do you do?
One or two?

(One will do.)
What we do is
You choose chairs:
Basket shape or casket shape?


Geffin (guest), casket-sat, coughin’.

Right on Cathy’s Cathay Cafe’s coffin!

Geffin often sat, coughin’, sippin’ coffee—

Toffee-filtered coffee!


Geffin, guest, sat coffin-coughin’, feting toffee coffee in Cathy’s Cathay Cafe.

Burger König


Burgess. Johannes Burgess.

Burgess: a burgher

In Hamburg, no less!

Johannes Burgess, Hamburg burgher.

Burgher Burgess’ Hamburg hamburger.

Hamburger: largest.

Johannes’s largesse.

Largest Hamburg burgher ’burger!

Hamburg’s burglars!

Barge on buglers, burgle bugles!

Finesse it, burgher Burgess, with Johannes-largesse!


Hamburg’s buglers, bugle-burgled, urge Johannes (burgher) Burgess, “Lease us largesse: Johannes’ finest, largest Hamburg burger.”

Worst Brat



Breitbach’s brat.

Breitbach’s brat’s bratwurst.

Breitbach’s brat bites brats.


So-so brats.

B-rate brats.

Brats worse. Worse bratwurst.


Breitbach’s brat berates B-rate, worse bratwurst he bites.


Brat’s a Brit.

Brightbach’s brat’s a bright Brit.



Breitbach’s bright Brit brat bites, berates worse, B-rate bratwurst—the brute!