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26 February 2013 @ 12:14 pm
Another 2012 poem: "Venus, Again."  
I forgot this one, too.  Also Rhysling eligible.  It was in Sounds of the Night: February 2012:
 Sounds of  the Night

Venus again
Mary Turzillo

in the end,
when you start plotting how to kill him
without getting caught,
by phony tire blow outs
or organically grown poisons,
perhaps an exotic but slightly altered psychodelic, or simply
bludgeoning him with a stolen crow bar in his nasty sleep
comes and says,
Darling, you've gone and fucked it up
you chose wrong,
and now,
I’ve given you ten
ten good times to fall in love
And you've used up nine.

Marie Lillian Vibbertreasie on February 28th, 2013 04:00 pm (UTC)
oo I love it. *clap clap clap*