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Poems by Ronny Someck

2015/7/8 — 16:32

【Text by Avia Tadmor】

"In his painted eyes you can see a whole herd, / the prey in his dream’s forever-forest."

Bloody Mary 

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And poetry is a gun moll

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in the back seat of an American car.

Her eyes pressed like triggers, her pistol hair firing blond

bullets down her neck.

Let’s say her name is Mary, Bloody Mary,

words squeeze out of her mouth like the juicy guts of a tomato

whose face was knifed just beforehand

on the salad plate.

She knows that grammar is the police force of language—

her earring transmitter

detects the siren at a distance.

The steering wheel will shift the car from question mark

to period

when she’ll open the door

and stand on the curb as a metaphor for the word

prostitute.

 

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