dad said “…. did you know, if you feed a bird triscuits, it’s stomach will explode”

wife number three
/girlfriend number ‘god knows’

came with a squawking parrot
two kids
and a drawer full of harley tees

lasted all of three years
two, of which’ were spent split between she and
hopeful number four

that daughter of hers, i always felt bad for
i guess she was my step sister

that son of hers
they moved him to the basement bedroom

that bird of hers
a few days before
the divorce papers arrived

a box of triscuits
in the trash