January 28, 2023

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“Seasons in the Abyss” [by Michael Robbins]

Seasons in the Abyss

You fu, you idiot, that’s not it

a goose. You’re drunk.

Allow me to introduce you…

No, that’s not your horse.

(No, woman neither.)

A little into every life

Freud must fall. i am a scammer

I stole that pun. Like I said:

I’m afraid. In every light

A little moth must make a mistake…

Cue power ballad.

I don’t know what to call a spade.

The sky’s gonna be rustling stuff lately.

I open my barbaric yelps.

Du Fu joins me on the porch.

We’re old and full of crap.

The millionaires on the other side,

Their houses are all on fire.

We like it when these houses collapse

like moths in front of clichés.

This appeared in the June 2013 issue of The Walrus


       

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