she counts them by bites, and licks
each blood-laden ball
as it lets go to fall
to the carpet, for stamping to bits.
Roger has radon hair:
it glows when he goes to the fair
to ride on the dodgems
and slide on the dog-ends
and vomit that veneers the stairs.
Hafnium Hettie does huff
when she clomps down the stairs for a puff
on her Marlboro Light -
each suck a delight
of poisons and tars and stuff
A lady called Chromium Kate
delights in the search for a mate:
she hunts down her man
and does what she can,
then marks up one more on her slate.
Rubidium Ronnie has form;
his bones are immune to reform:
each night he must shake
his tackle, and make
the women of Romford perform.