Percy Dovetonsils

Rookie - 64 Points (12 Aug,1948 / Tokyo, Japan)

Art Needs An Operation - Poem by Percy Dovetonsils

'Art needs an operation.'
-Tristan Tzara

has a swelling
as large
as a grapefruit.

for breath
-chuffing and panting.

A team of physicians
takes samples
with needles.

Each test
comes back
the same.

Who will
tell Art
the prognosis
is bleak?

Who will advise her
her last days
are best spent
at home?

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Comments about Art Needs An Operation by Percy Dovetonsils

  • Rookie - 7 Points Sylva Portoian (5/30/2012 1:04:00 AM)

    Please explain why you did write this it the art in surgery
    for some one sighing or is it the real art...
    It looks you are speaking about sick bodies...
    Where none can help after many surgeries...! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 28, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, December 17, 2010

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