Richard W. Reith

VITRIOLIC

Born with fevers and with colic
Now a committed alcoholic
His every word is vitriolic
All you hear is “damn” or “drat”

People cringe when he appears
His words could cause an angel tears
Children scramble when he appears
Yes, tis hard to be a Democrat…

Submitted for the January 2006 IWVPA Club Theme Project, “Vitriolic