Monday, August 4, 2014

Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin... Embalmed

Vladimir Lenin

Sealed for eternity in a railroad car,
Lenin, peach-hued skin of the poorly embalmed,
shrugs and jerks within a rough-cut cheap woolen suit,
eats stiff-fingered from a cold bowl of Siberian pork pelmeni,
I came to abolish the village idiot, yet....
I always arrive in the Month of Magenta.
And I never materialize... only as an echo of false hope.


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