Behold the bloodless puppet rising
out a cheap quadrangular man-hole.
Fluorescent mandarin hair forming
a deceptive heart around alabaster skin,
framing his daisy petal eyes, his pink colossal nose,
and boomerang mouth.
~excerpt from poem
Reiche, Laura L.
"Jack in the Box,"
The Tuxedo Archives: Vol. 2006
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholar.dominican.edu/tuxedolit/vol2006/iss1/9