Treasure Island

Guy Shaked

(1969 / Beersheba)

Calmly


Calmly, I communicate with you,
In Standard English,
With herbal tea,
And a Valium on the side.

Inside, I want, in a hoarse voice,
In slang,
To curse handsome you, she who gave birth to you,
And to specify her profession,
Immediately.

But you will not know all of this,
Because I swallow a bunch of Valiums,
And Calmly I communicate with you,
In Standard English,

With herbal tea,
On the side.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Edited: Saturday, October 26, 2013

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