Corn Fusion

“Poems should be written rarely and reluctantly, / under unbearable duress and only with the hope / that good spirits, not evil ones, choose us for their instrument.”
(Czeslaw Milosz)

I get Ian Mc
Ewan and Ewan
McGregor mixed
up why I ask
myself is it the case
that they are
entertainers should I
know what their claim is
to confounding
me pending is
the impulse
to cede to
the urge to
scratch
the itch to
assuage
the lust to
sort the matter
don’t ask me why
I’ve not had this problem
with Mangosuthu
Buthelezi
and Atahualpa
Yupanqui

transduction:

confundo Ian Mc
Ewan con Ewan
McGregor me
pregunto por
qué es que son
ellos entretenedores
es que debo
saber cuál sea
su derecho a con-
fundirme pendiente
es el impulso de
cederme al
deseo de
rasgar
el picazón que
incita a
aliviar
las ganas de
resolver el tema
no me preguntes
por qué no he
tenido este problema
con Mangosuthu
Buthelezi
y Atahualpa
Yupanqui

(c) 2021 JMN — EthicalDative. All rights reserved

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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