I got a shot of cortisone
Then ran into a courtesan
Who could’ve used a shot herself
It seems like all she did was moan.
Thus we watched the night slide by
Painlessly up to a point.
The problem is you’re mostly high,
Which works outside and in the joint.
Katherine Caswell is a creative writing teacher in Louisville, KY. Her poetry and narrative writing have appeared in Kentucky Monthly’s Penned Literary Edition, the anthology Calliope, and the Louisville Eccentric Observer’s Literary LEO as well as an upcoming edition of Pegasus.