10 Replies to “National Poetry Month Card #2”

  1. WAR OF THE ORANGES WON’T RHYME

    Note the odd nexus
    of scurvy war and citrus:
    Proto-Indo-European nek-es

    Internecine’s root of death
    appears in nectarine –
    a bloodless, fuzzfree
    ascorbic saviour

    1. Oh yeah? The competition among academic poets reaches its apogee here in the U.S., I gather, but poets everywhere are a contentious lot. Countries with lots of poets, such as Yemen and Somalia, are not famed for pacifism.

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