Sidi J. Mahtrow
Sidi J. Mahtrow Poems
|481.||thoughts On Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar's 'Half-Done' Poem||3/25/2011|
|482.||An Ode To Dr Hitesh Sheth||6/26/2011|
|483.||A Word About Vermillion||7/29/2007|
|484.||Alone, Late At Night||4/21/2006|
|485.||A Mullet Is Not A Fish? ?||4/19/2006|
|486.||A Chicken Is Not A Bird||4/23/2006|
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A Word About Vermillion
A Word about Vermillion*
The Sioux Falls (SD) Argus Leader
Often presents our fair city
With a large and elaborate editorial bouquet,
Albeit one not altogether destitute of briars.
While not approving of Vermillion, in toto,
It is surprised that aught of good
Can come out of a 'place named Vermillion, '
Views with interest 'the beginning of culture'
In this distant community,
And is not a little curious to know
Whether the Vermin
Understand the classical and historical allusions
Occasionally employed in their paper
To point a ...
Ode To A Flea
There you be
Hard to find, or to see.
Happy ‘mongst the wool and flannel
Like so many of Wilkin's cattle.
Having supped on a meal so rich
Provided by the cat or bitch.
Now not even a hip-hop do you give
As you laze in the folded linen rive.