“A mister no more: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral”
–Mr. Potato Head receives gender neutral name, drops title (usatoday.com)
By Lawrence “Mack in Texas” Hall
“Mr.” indeed! No, no, Citizen Potato Head!
Bourgeois titles are forbidden by law
As are toys lacking in social realism
Clearly you are no good Comrade of ours
Lower your eyes in shame, Citizen Potato Head!
Your periderm, your lenticels, your pith
Your reactionary apical buds and lenticles
Your counter-revolutionary vascular ring
Your heteronormative attitude –
All condemn you – and there can be no a-peel!