The Duel

People don’t believe it

But I used to work at

An insurance company where

The top 2 salesmen were a pair

Of guys named Nixon and



The two would

Go to the bathroom

At the same time


They’d grab a stall next

To each other, drop their pants,

Sit and do a little sports

Chit chat


Then the duel

Would begin


The straining with the

Accompanying grunts

And groans was a symphony

Of a different kind


It was an art to be

Performed by gentlemen

Of refinement and conscience


It wasn’t until

5 years after I was

Fired that I realized


Those guys were

Really full of




© 2009 Tony Robles


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