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Poems by Inchiki



 


Shambo the Cow



Shambo, you were the life.
What price, the cud?
the soft moo?
a piece of you?
Yoked and towed
from family -
a shambles.
Far from the quiet
melody
of the singsong
temple gong
a piece of paper
came for you
a ticket
to the market
smashed your brains out.






ephemera  2007