Monday, September 25, 2006

"To continue"     [pantoum]


To continue in English   press one
to continue in Spanish   press three
to continue in Sanskrit   press none
to continue in Elvis   Presley
to continue in Spanish   press three
para continuar en español   la prensa tres
to continue in Elvis   Presley
to continue in ichor   press space

para continuar en español   la prensa tres
auf Deutsch fortfahren   Presse fünf
to continue in ichor   press space
to continue in Eros   press rump
auf Deutsch fortfahren   Presse fünf
if you would like to place a call   please hang up
to continue in Eros   press rump
if ya wanna vernacularize   yo slang up

if you would like to place a call   please hang up
if you wish to be silent   why not just try it?
if ya wanna vernacularize   yo slang up
if you seek to be enlightened   please be quiet
if you wish to be silent   why not just try it?
to continue in banter   select fun
if you seek to be enlightened   please be quiet
to continue in English   press one


7 comments:

RC said...

I would like to post a comment ---I am placing a comment here.

I especially like
"to continue in Elvis Presley"

david raphael israel said...

Thanks RC, I agree; an essential line.

666poetry-finchnot said...

love this / absolute lee
love it



thank you / much enjoy ed


~finchy

max cielo said...

david,

this is def my fave pantoum ever.

your xlnt humor and bending of dimensions is freaking fantastic.

thanks 1000K.

over and out,

david raphael israel said...

Finchy and Max -- obliged and hat-tips, d.i.

didi said...

If you are not using this one - I am taking it for Ocho - Let me know.

Didi

david raphael israel said...

belated thanks Didi, it's all yours.