All the girls in pretty party dresses
simpering, fawning, preening
’cause he’s ‘Oh so very dreamy!’
Laying claim like he’s a slab of meat
Hoping he’ll go, ‘eeney meeny miney… YOU!’
’cause they’re so neat!
To see, often amusing, a bit unsettling, nauseating and quite demeaning
*Illustration by Bernie Fuchs, ca. 1960s