Treasure Island

Giorgio Venetopoulos

(Athens, Greece)

Karate Chicken


Karate Chicken

In vain girls tried his sad soul to sweeten;
(why art thou laughing at his blackened eye?)
Malign and radioactive chicken,
you never loved or watered his bonsai!

Thou spaced-out sill maiden of delusion,
and frivolous, counterfeit struthio,
thy cackling leave gave tongue to contusion,
eloped with Foghorn Leghorn unto Rio.

Beloved of his aphotic thought's wit,
deserted cot due to thine abandon,
dawns sullen, chickenless, dolour permit,
- old taken snaps of you with his Canon.

Incomprehensible, soulless chicken
His saddened eye is karate stricken.

Submitted: Friday, April 05, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 10, 2013

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© 03-23-2013, G. V., All Rights Reserved
(A pentameter sonnet)

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