We should be more appreciative of drains.
of ssoft ssslithering sslime
sslipping sslow ssludge
to septic tanks or sewer pipes or
ssesspits, (the old way)
settling to a smelly slough;
society’s waste slowly transformed
to something valued.
Occupied by serious worms
A sseething silt, fertile
with stench enough to stimulate sickness
or possibly even
Assisted on its way here by a certain species
of sewage specialist
Half a day with drains
bring on the sandwiches.
By Dave Goulder
Last Updated on 10 June, 2021 by Kyle Chronicle