Shop Talk

Shop Talk by Jacob Martin             You would not believe how people abuse             their lawn mowers.  Take this one, for instance:             a good model, built to go the distance,             its owner put it to some awful use             and now it quits, if it does not refuse             to start.  The trouble is that the romance             that begins with a love-at-first-sight glance—             a guy walks in for a couple of screws             and walks out with a brand-new, shiny dream—             the romance leaks like oil, so slowly             that the guy doesn’t notice or … Continue reading Shop Talk