O Anna Niemus


Eunuch - Poem by O Anna Niemus

How sad to call a being
by his forced castration...
by what he lacks:
eunuch, castrata, gelding,
steer

How sad to define
a buck by
the number of his
antler points

Such synecdoches
are spirit-ectomies

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 19, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 19, 2008


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