Algimantas Mackus

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Variations On A Theme Of An Ironic Dream

Your dream was round and soft:
it will raise your body from space
so you will more perfectly dream
the taste of the orange.

The sun's filament is in the orange peel!
The earth's sap is in the orange peel!

The litanies of all the saints,
all the sacraments,
the intercessors in medallions
come together to socialize.

They will shade your eyes from the constancy of heaven
so the dream will be perfection.

Wasn't God's hand beautiful
as it stroked the angel's hair
wasn't God's face beautiful
as it thrust a glass eye into ...

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In Triumph

And death won't be won over.
Dead men don't turn back
once their elbows prop rubble,
with the north moon's north eye
to shine on the body that was.
Bones may be gathered, but not put together
like a word, letter by letter.
The soul left behind, but no soul left.
And death won't be won over.