"'Clear the way for your betters, you muckers!' The scum
that I frown on
haven't the brains to know how they should stick to their place.
God had the sense to make them for the likes of me to look
Whoops! The banana peel flies - bam! And he's flat on his
Having sampled all of
them at one time or another in the course of his naughty
life, Nick Humez is of the opinion that most sins in practice
entail the commission of at least one other in the process,
but that nearly all contain at least a soupçon of Pride. He
is the proprietor of a silversmithing studio which produced
in 1982 a series of seven calavera sculptures on the
Deadly Sins in homage to the southwestern/Mexican skeleton
art of the Day of the Dead.
If you've any comments on this poem, Nick Humez would be pleased to hear from you.