We Bless

We bless the house with vodka of US import.
I trust my life over to
new stark wooden possibilities.

I have left the Swedish design
for little more than plain rice,
leopard-printed accessories,
the ease of glow inside
and PNG coffee.

I could reduce this tiny
part of the world to a lofty
vale of tears.

But I am content for now
with ripping off Richard II

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Matthew John Davies has been published in various journals online and off. His contributions to Snake-Oil Cure can be found here.

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