Let’s waste another summer.
Let’s lick the walls til sugar, sugar.
Let’s be clean, insects in silk robes.
Let’s drink honey and never bloat.
Delight, delight. Everyone wants it.
Our cheeks flush; our mouths, fruit-wide.
open to hollow
O lashful, o lash bat, flutter.
Store up for a sparkling summer.
to butcher to gone
Here beyond the wall are women smiling, hips
floating to picture. Confetti, blush, perfect finger.
low buk slow stutter
Beyond the wall here are women who dance and
smile with teeth. Skirts petaling in practice, in sync.
sink shudder here hollow come
Happy birthday to the DMZ! Let’s celebrate our good
life in the benevolent country. Let’s clap with our hands.
despair &nsp;o clean us
We love to eat the gourds of the country. We love
to sing the silk of the country the grain of the country.
scrape the rot clip the strings
We can laugh out loud. We can keep away
the sweat —
We can polish our teeth and beat
the rugs by lunch —
We can tongue the walls
and dance slower
until sugar eats our eyes. See
There. We’ll never starve
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