Before me the monster grew
In the stippled light
It was an interesting sight.
A wondrous uncompromising
Its features had a disconcerting
Temporary feel. Nose and ears fixed by glue
And where his mouth should have
Been was a blue suede shoe,
And in place of eyes grave-
Stones inscribed with the names of no one I knew.
Still, he was very polite
For such a badly-hewn
Creature of the night.
Crafted as if from ancient stone,
He quietly broke my neck
With a pleasant-enough smile
And I heard it crack
Dying, deeply impressed by his style.
When I first heard Elvis, I shivered.
Blue, blue, blue suede shoes, heartbreak hotel, you hound dog, you!
But when the Beatles came along, I left you behind.
Later when you came to Huntsville, you were fat, and then you went back to Memphis and killed yourself--- **** you!
I want my heroes to always be heroes.
I can change but my heroes can't.
And yes, I'm that old.
— The End —