Hands -to squeeze sixpences out of pence,
Feet-just in case of a debtor.
But why have a soul? In what possible sense
Would a soul be anything better
Than futile things like a clarinet,
Or hammock, or basket of mignonette?

There isn’t a single
(write this down)
Clarinet in Hamlin.


2 thoughts on “Ratcatcher

  1. Pingback: MARINA TSVETAEVA’S КРЫСОЛОВ – THE RATCATCHER | Anglo–Russian Culture Club

  2. Pingback: Summer Break! Here’s to new beginnings. | Anglo–Russian Culture Club

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s