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8    P O E M S      V O L O D Y M Y R     B I L Y K

1.

hideous mouth -

glumly,

cuddly

flushes.

 

(coated with an entire beehive...)

 

cough-cough

darkness.

 

***




2.

hesitation hazard,

-

pity

...tornado.

 

empty bit

bleeds.

 

rain boom.

 

Word missing.

 

***




3.

momentary bored, fainting.

wondering:

 

"Abomination, imaginary.

Drab blusters:

 

rebounds hollow

collapsing whisper."

 

baffling. 

 

Found nothing 

chewable.

 

***




4.

sponge explosion 

- ... frisky

 

(comic anguish)

zig-zagging bubbles 

jumping hurdles

to the skyline.

 

...

dawn.

curious beams of light, 

buzzing in the ears...

 

tooth shamble, 

tickle chagrin.

 

***




5.

rear aboveground

amongst horseradish...

 

forlorn and longing.

 

produced a sigh.

 

***




6.

carrot elevation;

humming.

 

bizarre loop.

 

dazzling tremble elsewhere, 

bovine somewhat.

 

***




7.

Zebra recumbent.

attempting exorcism.

 

...

blasted dress,

appalling smoke,

 

anything apparent....

 

overt sky giggling, 

jarring.

 

***




8.

fiendish blinks -

hiss...

elaborate abstract stiff,

 

timid 

...thunder

 

fluff oscillation.

 

perplexed.