Safe

Kid’s trying to make it work,

the whole black-and-white thing:

white tee, black shorts and sneaks,

checkered cap and belt.

OK, not very original,

but he’s making the effort,

he knows what not to wear.

It’s a safe choice, sure

(I’d add something pink),

but better safe than wrong.

 

Copyright 2013

T. Allen Culpepper

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