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The Promise of Minty Fresh Breath Not Included

by Marc Tetlow

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AS Patric is the award-winning author of The Rattler & other stories (Spineless Wonders, 2011), Las Vegas for Vegans (Transit Lounge, 2012) and Bruno Kramzer (Finlay Lloyd, 2013).

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  1. What I like about this poem Marc, is the kind of mindset it describes. Everything is business as usual, whether we’re talking Copenhagen or the end of the world.

  2. Thanks guys, it’s a real honour to be posted here on the overland blog despite the fact I am somewhat undereducated.

    You can all be assured that life shall be business as usual when I take over this world with my army of biogenetic salmon (still currently a work in progress) and you shall all all suffer at my heel. It will be good for the environment because the only person in the world with electricity and running water shall be me bwa ha ha ha haaaaa.

    And I actually tried to use that answering machine thingy when answering my Uncles phone while he was driving. My response was “ha ha Tetls, you a***. Shut the f*** up and put Gazamataz on.” So it doesn’t work work as well as I might of hoped :D

    And again, I am stoked that this was submitted by Alec. Thank you so much!

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