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Short fish poem & other poems

By Ben Stainton.

SHORT TCHAIKOVSKY POEM

every day it snows

it snows

inside my russian carriage

SHORT JIMMY CARTER POEM

gosh darn it

i will farm the heck out of these peanuts

before becoming president

SHORT CAPOTE POEM

inventing a new literary genre

makes me look like this I R L

SHORT FISH POEM


i spend each and every day swimming

swimming is what i like to do best

aw i just love to swim in the sea

and i will die

SHORT CHARLES DARWIN POEM

listen i can smell

a massive theory growing

inside my future beard

SHORT SHAKESPEARE POEM

um not sure if anyone realises this

but my head was stuck on

by a small child lol

SHORT KEATS POEM


i can see fucking infinity from here yo

my brother owns a plantation in america

but i can see infinity

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ben Stainton‘s poems have appeared in anthologies (Dear World, SSYK), magazines (Magma, The Rialto) and also, ‘online’ (Nthposition, Blackbox Manifold). His pamphlet, The Backlists, is available from The Knives Forks and Spoons Press.

First published in 3:AM Magazine: Thursday, July 4th, 2013.