red and yawns
The drooped acrobat, wracked
with arthritis, is now relegated
to mending leotards and
tossing livers to the big cats.
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Shay is the host of Shay’s Word Garden Word List. Shay says:
This week’s list is taken from two of Gregory Corso’s volumes: Gasoline and the Happy Birthday of Death. I really hope that you enjoy the list and that it spurs your creativity.
What we do here is this: write a poem using at least 3 of the twenty words on the following list. Your poem need not have anything to do with Corso except for the three(or more) words. The list is a springboard. Then just link, visit, comment. Prompt stays “live” through Friday. And now, without further ado, your list: