Tuesday, February 10, 2009

SONNET


Drinking on an embassy roof
With the ambassador's wife
I tried to enjoy the best blues drummer
I've ever seen perform
The British expatriate
Dicky Jaws, ambassadorial esthete
The cold-blooded envoy
Went out of his senses

As I took stock of the world of sex
The starving children delighted the novelist
Tonight the farewell banquet
Generally regarded as perverse
Seeps into rivers
And there is a form to sign

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