David Beaty
Feb 19, 2024


Crocodiles got nothing on me

My calloused feet

Could cut paper

All the moisturizer

In the world

Sucks though skin


Feet hurt

Footy cracks

Like psycho surgeon

With a hot scalpel

Run amok.



David Beaty

Novelist, screenwriter, poet. Fan of all things writing, film, music. Married forty-seven years. Dog lover.