The Smell in the Armpit Theatre

 by Mphutlane wa Bofelo

 

the
smell
in
the
armpit theatre
mix masala of assorted odors
white wine on kanga grease
johnson & johnson via ram n maple
jalapeno sauce & Mexican chili
white stains black sores colored gore
amusement parliament postmodern jungle
elite unrests public uprisings
laugh off the fire
in the impi
theatre of politics
honorable dungarees
camouflage of debonair radicals
liberal buffoons versus presiding jesters
red courtier clowns carnivorous vegans
royal chicken is called flying fish
because Derby Lewis can swim Apla cadres cannot

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