FREE POWER - Part Three

Written by: T Wignesan

                                                   from state dinner pent-up flatulence

                                                               from stentorian vociferousness

                                                                        from stem-winding-ness

                                                                              from log-rollingness                                                                

                                                                        from flabby-bellied-ness

                                                           from stench-filled under-arm-ed-ness

                                                     from sweaty-palm-ness

                                               from stink-breath-ness   

                                             from treacherous backslappingness           

                                         from stuffing-the-mouth-without-chewing-ness

                                     from word slipperiness                      

                                 from work inertia and lethargy

                                           from gamboling sleepiness

                                                    from not-listening-ness

                                                            from turning-the-back-while-talking-ness

                                                                    from averting-the-eyes-ness

                                                        from dirty-trick-ness

                                                   from sick secret-service-ness

                                               from bloody tricky smiling-ness                                                                         

                           from thinking-one-and-saying-another-ness

                                                                      from forked-tongue-ness

                                                               from spitting-in-the-face-when-talking-ness

                                                        from smiling-and-looking-daggers-ness

                                                 from gourmandise

                                                          from niaiseries

                                                                  from wishy

                                                                       -washy

                                                                          -n

                                                                             e

                                                                                s                                                                              

                                                                                    s

 

                                                                                         and

                                                                            leaving

                                                                  loads

                                                              of

                                                       lurid                             

                                       lumpiness          

                                                                                     

© T. Wignesan, Fresnes-Paris, May 14-17, 1997.  From the collection : « Poems Omega Plus : a less than obvious sequence », Paris, 2005.