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Karin Anderson, AU

 


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Spare Tyre

 

click! luxury European river cruise
food food my spare fat tyre
forward click! truck’s tyres RuMbLe
HELL’S highway,
camera’s shut-eyes o p e n
cattle’s anguish
d
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a
d
meat

click back! Nuremberg War tour
click forward! blind butcher
my child eyes shut
pinch sweet MiNcE meat
hide
u
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d
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r
sawdust

click forward! MiNcE lambs innocent
truck tyres RuMbLe
is cattle a cow? moo moos
BIG buttery eyes, butter
d
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s
yellow

click forward! movie “Water 4 Elephants”
life’s circus. elephant’s thrashed
wounds TEaR greedy spare tyre.
spare tyre r o l l s
d
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flooding sawdust
with tears


 

 

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