09/05/2012 03:55 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

After Five Words Englished From the Russian


By John Matthias

Horseshoe or dingbat, Sir oh just the one
he thought, even if a hoarsepshaw brief Cyrillic Ж was altogether
confidential then. Sadistic counsel goofy as it was to hit
a mark an iron-shod method like an actor on the methadone
for bad habits, pitching his good luck
to brain the brain-damaged boy, altogether his intention
Master Craft, I swear
swore it when he outran a goddamn dawn
a good man reigning through obsessive thought that inning out to bean
him break his neck Focus on the other's head
a dingbat or lucky shot pitching high and inside
fucking up the outdoors, even fireworks on the Fourth can't you
do an elementary task?

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