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Friday, 25 August 2017

Goldfish are Not Allowed to Drive

The pond under ice

is not dead

waiting

for spring.


Goldfish are partying

drunk to the gills

bar wide open

genes full blast.


They laugh

at cold fisherman

hauling beer cans

over the ice


drunk as skunks

while fish

speed swim

high on drink.

© Lavinia Kumar

Fish sauced? Goldfish turn to alcohol to survive icy winters

Lavinia Kumar’s new poetry book, The Celtic Fisherman’s Wife: A Druid Life, is on Amazon (US & UK). Her website is laviniakumar.org

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