Variations
by Andriy Buszeck

1.
staggering vacillation
rearwards, aloof and outward

unfold the aperture
in a pompous, affected way.
Inhale deeply
crease and ruffle

have a sensation of spinning around and losing one’s balance.

2.
wobble:
back and forth.
open your mouth.

yawn;
cockle;

be dizzy.

3.
too much stern behind
strange
even jarring

cuckoo booming
tolerably angry

4.
nominate
upright away
a short stiff
abundant in anger
projecting starched frill

sounded by being struck
a round the neck

Thought so.

5.
hollow concave
rolls through an empty space
at the back of something vague
as if about to fall.

the bell tolls
gait turns feeble and unsteady

nothing in particular. period.

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