|Arsenic Lobster poetry journal Issue Six 2004|
Issue Six, 2004
The cry of a gull is beautiful / and the cry of a crow is ugly / but what I want to know / is whether they mean the same thing.
-- Anne Sexton
A dog with a soul, youíve got that? You apes with heads of Socrates, false priestsí altar boys, retired professors of evil! I imagine cities so I can get lost in them. I meet other dogs with souls when Iím not lighting firecrackers in heads that are about to doze off. Blood-and-guts firecrackers. In the dark to see, you ass-scratchers! In the dark to see.
-- Charles Simic
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Drama-Komoedie by Jen Hawkins