an unexpected joke


Sharing Stories
February 25, 2024 at 6:00 a.m.
Pretty and surprisingly ribald.
Pretty and surprisingly ribald. Pat D'Amico

My neighbor’s son was visiting in his new Tesla and pulled this on his mother. When I stopped laughing, I had to write a poem:


Electronically speaking, the Tesla is big!
I can’t even count all the apps in that rig.

And one of the most astonishing toys
is an unacceptable human noise:

A button is pressed and a loud, indiscreet
sound is produced from somebody’s seat.

The facts will bear out that one cannot rescind
the aroma and blast of the passing of wind,

but please rest assured about noisy transmissions:
True to the Tesla, there are no emissions.

The discussion of flatulence may be unacceptable from a nice, little old lady but if I don’t miss my guess, you will at least get a laugh.
Pat D’Amico 

Pat D’Amico is a frequent contributor to Northwest Prime Time and Sharing Stories.

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