Martin Parker: Off The Scale

The evolutionary scale
does not include the teenage male,
a sub-group that is somewhat lower
than the lowest protozoa.

Unlike all creatures great and small
this type has not evolved at all
beyond the stage its genes were at
before H.Sap was first begat.

If Teenage Male's a human species
Darwin's theory lies in pieces –
though on his better days, I think,
our son might be the Missing Link.