Au(Or)al Tune When (O)ppo(u)rtun(e)ity knocks – Ah, pour that tune into me n(O)t just write or speak but /zIg:zAg/ gut-- --teral mut-- --ter yarns With Mouth-churn-- --ing-beat-lick-- --ings.
Half-grown seedling ([her]bal:e(X)ssen(10)ces) into sm(O)ke adolescent (O)re worn from being p(o)(o)r— it was nE(X)CESSary for: battles birds beats b(O)(O)ks bottles bucks b(O)nes boys being(bad)
sm(O)ke-rings w(ear)y with surr(end)er stripped v(O)wel for v(O)wel thr(OU)gh the yawn: (O)nly “(O)h.”
(O)h … foll(O)ws
the You’re w(or)th-knowing-ONLY-(O)nce type of l(i)ke. VERSE/VERSUS: the You’re-w(or)th-knowing-AT:LEAST-(O)nce type of l(i)ke VERSE/VERSUS: for (u)s
it’s the worst type of verse when it’s them:VERSUS:us (verses)
likewise -- (O)r worse -- it should really be about// a bad in (u)s: Y(O)U:ME
(O)h after a kn(O)ck (O)h after a t(u)ne::// (end)-verse for worse – it’s an (end)-versus-us type of verse.
(O)ppo(u)rtun(e)ity pouring ringing e(X)cesses like ear-worms to hear words to heat hearts.
Ah::rest that mouth-verse onto me. (restful//fluster) Ah::rest that mouth (silent//listen) soulless gall(O)w r(u)ng lipless v(O)wel sl(u)ng like ARTS::between::STARS then VOICES RANT ON::into::CONVERSATION then PAYMENT RECEIVED::yet::EVERY CENT PAID ME
worst-verse: Y(O)u//like hanging your dipTH(O)NGS on (O)pportun(e)ity’s d(O)(O)r like sm(O)ke-rings like being(bad) like Y(O)U:ME like (O)h. n(O).
(end)-verse: worst-verse: L(I)ttle.Kn(O)wn.V(O)wel:: n(O)(O)se big for (u)s