This is a post for Poetry Pantry #218. For more poetry or to share your own poem, click on the link. There are also some lovely pictures of Italy on the page this week.
remembrance of persian opium
the northern inhabitants cannot
behead the profane so proficiently
lack of practice i expect
the machete maddens them
altho impudent, we eat plasterboard on request
against the dread of the dossier
still the annihilation so devoutly to be wished
escapes us, tho the usual intoxicants attempt discretion
in quiescence is contraband schizophrenia
(c) Nissa Annakindt
This poem is one of the many included in my book, Where the Opium Cactus Grows. The current edition of the book won't be available for sale for much longer as I'm going to be putting out a revised and expanded edition shortly. After that, I'll be working on a second volume of poetry to be titled 'Waiting for the Poison Shot'.
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