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Butterflies of a Bad Summer

Karl Parkinson
Publisher
Salmon Poetry
Price
€12.00
ISBN
9781910669518


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Rimbaud You Kiss My Ear

 

Lorca
you moaned like a bird when they shot you.
Pound
you left your voice in the ghost asylum.
Kerouac
you crucified yourself on cognac tears.
Woolf
you dived into a murdering river of words.
Ian Curtis
you vibrated like a note on the noose.
Caravaggio
you self severed your divine wicked head.
Hemingway
you blew your brilliant brain and talent away.
Rimbaud
you kiss my ear like a choir singing  All is well!