THE ROAD TO FUN

 Ken Norris

I spent five years
losing my way.

I wanted a life
with her, all that entailed.

So I stood
like a pilgrim at a shrine,
waiting for the illumination.

She hit me over the head
with a huge frying pan
and I saw stars.

Some life, some cartoon.
After a while
I followed a disconsolate Popeye
back out onto
the road to fun.