Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Russell Edson Poem

                          A Performance at Hog Theater

  There was once a hog theater where hogs performed as men, had men
been hogs.

  One hog said, I will be a hog in a field which has found a mouse which
is being eaten by the same hog which is in the field and which has found
the mouse, which I am performing as my contribution to the performer's

  Oh let's just be hogs, cried an old hog.

  And so the hogs streamed out of the theater crying, only hogs,
only hogs...