The quack, or: His practice

This pseudo- 
        medical professional
Drew conclusion 
        odd, nonsensical;
His eccentricity
        made me skeptical,
For he employed jargon
        none too technical.
Wildly, he declared: 
        Nothin' hypothetical!
Your testicles 
        hang grossly asymmetrical!
Wha- You think 
        it imperceptible?
No, trust me- 
        My specialization's geometrical!
With my doc's tools metrical- 
        they'll come out identical!

Moonwashed Weekly Prompt


Let’s write poetry together!

When it comes to partnership, some humans can make their lives alone – it’s possible. But creatively, it’s more like painting: you can’t just use the same colours in every painting. It’s just not an option. You can’t take the same photograph every time and live with art forms with no differences.

Ben Harper (b. 1969)

Would you like to create poetry with me and have a completed poem of yours featured here at the Skeptic’s Kaddish? I am very excited to have launched the ‘Poetry Partners’ initiative and am looking forward to meeting and creating with you… Check it out!

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