Interlude: New Monster

28 November, 2017 by katelaity

British Library - New Monster
The New Monster

The new monster takes some adjustment;

It thrives on fresh pine nuts and gin.

Its scales are inclined to encrustment,

But it eats all the waste in the bin.

Six heads may seem, yes, excessive —

And dangerous to some passers-by —

A creature nasty and brusque and aggressive,

But it’s certain to catch every eye!

[Image via the British Library]

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