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The Literary Groong - 12/05//2009

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	In the museum of life still labeled framed
	I stand with a rusty spout leaking

	In the garden of life snakes coil around trees I covet
	Cradle conceive and deceive for mere profit

	On an island of sound I dangle from trees
	To swing with dreams chiseled in brass laced tempi
	Mounting melancholy meager eager fissile remedy

	On an ocean wave deafening to break
	I find my confessor ready to spray my story
	The agony of a board cracked in two
	My dry suit betrays its name three times
	Before the rooster can chime the church bells
	Ringing the Suns monotheistic mourners adieu.

	Saturday evening in the park with Modeste
	I begrudge a troubadour cooling his feet in a fountain
	Collecting abandoned good-luck penny draped resolutions
	To guzzle down with beers, screaming neon lights blinking
	NY obscenities in coarse visual Morse code
	The gasping last breaths of redolent ducks
	Hanging in rows from hooks basted in Salmonella amandine
	Humming motors idling, honking, suffocating undeserted heat.

	Bedros Afeyan 
	Davies Symphony Hall

Dr. Bedros Afeyan is a theoretical physicist who works and lives in
the Bay area with his wife, Marine. He writes in Armenian and in
English and also paints and sculpts. Samples of his work can be found
on the web by clicking on his personal web pages at:

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