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Some Beasts

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It was the twilight of the iguana:

From a rainbowing battlement,
a tongue like a javelin
lunging in verdure;
an ant heap treading the jungle,
monastic, on musical feet;
the guanaco, oxygen-fine
in the high places swarthed with distances,
cobbling his feet into gold;
the llama of scrupulous eye
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Richard Wlodarski 22 May 2018
What words! And such fabulous vivid imagery! Truly a master poet!
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Jimi Doyle 13 December 2006
And in the depth of the great water like the circle of the earth is the giant anaconda covered with ceremonial paint, devouring and religous.
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Jimi Doyle 13 December 2006
this poem is incomplete... it should finish up: Badgers are scrabbling the banks of the river, sniffing at a nest full of living delicacies which they will attack with red teeth. And in the depth of the great water
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John Tiong Chunghoo 04 July 2006
his eyeballs, a jungle of alcohol, burn in his head. the above line is really imaginative. great words. great comparison.
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