poet Raj Arumugam

Raj Arumugam

Live Murray Cod $ 29.95 Per Kg

beside the barramundi tank
there is another one
full of water, empty of fish
with the label:
live murray cod $ 29.95 per kg


I suppose the live murray cod
no longer live:
the cod are out;
the $ are in

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 15, 2009

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Comments about Live Murray Cod $ 29.95 Per Kg by Raj Arumugam

  • Joseph- Daly (8/16/2009 6:42:00 AM)

    I think this is brilliant Raj. A lovely slice of everyday life made into a poem. The narrative works brilliantly and gives the poem a truly modern feel.

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