dad always told me
never smile for the tooth fairy
she carries a drill and pliers
I found out how wrong he was
she uses nitrous oxide and forceps
Nick Romeo is a multidisciplinary artist, musician and poet. His poems have been published in “The Brentwood Anthology, by Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange,” Uppagus, Rune, StreetCake Magazine, Eye Contact, Syzygy, and upcoming Pankhearst. He lives in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania with his wife and cat, Megatron.