Archive for January 1st, 2012

By Melanie Browne

One night out of sheer boredom
I conjured Nietzsche’s spirit
from the grave,
he was a boring fellow,
kept his head tucked into his neck
he looked around sheepishly,
and immediately started
quoting himself
but I yelled,
and asked him a series of questions,
such as,
Have you ever seen the moon turn blood red?
Have you ever done a swan dive into a vat of acid?
Do you know what happens to kittens born with three heads?
he had no answer of course,
not wanting to indict himself,
and with a sad look he vaporized
into my Vodka Collins

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