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Cool Puller

COOL PULLER

Have you heard of a gun?
The amalgam gun?
You poke it in the pot
And fire it at the band.
You don't hold it to your shoulder
You hold it in your hand.
You slip it in your cavity
Your way out cavity,
And pack it till it's solid gone man!

Then you push it and you shape it
Till it's oh so groovy
"chew real gentle",
And it comes up smoothly,
That's how I like it
I'm a real cool puller,
Long hair and shades
And my pockets get fuller
As I raise my gun.

It's all in the mind, this poem is about long haired Dental Students, and the symbolism is of holding up one's patients at "gun point" in order to make a living.
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Submitted on October 15, 2013

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Born in Oxford, raised in Kenya, past winner of Los Slamgeles Poetry Slam and author of abitingchance.blogspot.comand "The First Thanksgiving".Doctor McLeod is a performing poet who has recited at Highland Games, dinners and Burns Nights for the last 36 years. He is happily married, lives and works in Los Angeles,has three children, and practices as a dentist on Sunset Boulevard:http://www.drneilmcleod.com/He can be contacted by e-mail at drneilmcleod@yahoo.com and will willingly entertain requests to share his work with permission. more…

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