The king of cutlery, for lovers
is the spoon

it can’t cut properly
or pick up

anything big

but you can clean one
under a tap
with one hand,
while you microwave something
with the other

they work best
with mushy things

same as my teeth

mine are all plastic,
disposable

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Roger contracted obsessive poetry writing while recovering from a severe bout of novel writing. He has several pieces published in poetry zines and has performed readings at various venues across Northwest England. In his work, he likes to explore the boundaries between meaning and non-meaning, the outer edges of comprehension, disrupting cultural norms. He is currently studying at the Univerity of Salford.

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