Rod McKuen's "Listen to the Warm"

Are you sentimental?
Dote on plastic charm?
Rod’s massage is gentle,
Does no lasting harm;
No deep thoughts to rile you,
Blandness to beguile you,
Pare your toenails while you
Listen to the smarm.
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