(A parade of words and phrases eligible for retirement.
So I woke up in hell—not a total surprise
To find out what a place I am in.
In the distance—Medusa—I knew her by sight,
And of course she was ugly as sin.
“You’re attractive,” I told her. (No harm in a lie?
But attractive? Of course she was not.)
But I didn’t deceive her with this in the flames:
“Oh, Medusa, your snake look’s so hot!”