Friday, May 2, 2008

Itchy and Scratchy

My Arch Nemesis

How about a haiku this fine Friday morning? I could even join in on Haiku Friday again. This is what I'm thinking is the perfect 'ku for me right now:

Itch itch itch itch itch
scratch scratch scratch scratch scratch scratch scratch
Effin' poison oak

That's all I've got today people. I am now waiting with anticipatory dread for the hot shower which will hurt so damn much that it will feel good. I understand masochists. I really do.

Burning hot water
pounding on my blistered skin
Relief ever brief


[Photo from calpoison.org.]

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