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
of the singsong
temple gong
a piece of paper
came for you
a ticket
to the market
smashed your brains out.

ephemera  2007