Mike Burch

by Salomon Morel

There was a codger named Mike Burch
whose old bawd feigned pray time at Church.
She mocked his passion just for fun
and did a Palestinian
he had invited into their house.
A hyper-textual stylite,
Burch loved the pearl drops on her blouse,
and, on his knees, did what was right.

 

Chisinau, 11 May 2017

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About Salomon Morel

Salomon Morel’s most recent books are Two Trees: W.B. Yeats & the Kabbalah, and Anti-Semitism in 20th Century Irish Literature. His poems have appeared in Tikkum Olam, Forward, et al. He lives in Moldova with his catamite S. Sel-yksir.