Surbiton High School

Jam Knife



Suddenly, a supersonic boom can be heard,

pass the jam please

it says

and she does

Then you raise the knife

and slice

deep into the brain of it

the jam that is

You contract your upper arm muscles

Bones click and snap

the pot offers an oozing gloop

which splats on the floor

What to do now,

brandish the knife around and gouge out someone’s eye

splattering chunks of cornea and retina

then flick the pieces about the table with a spoon

Apologise profusely

grovel on your knees

yet her eerie presence is certain

in the corner with the eroding mop

But whatever you do

changes what she does

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