The bitch and the brute

Poem by Dag Máhtenjárga

The bitch and the brute

ain’t ’em cute ?

like puppets on a string

makes the audience swing;

mesmerized and hypnotized-

we’re being silently brutalized


Illustration: “The puppeters”, by Christina Fjeldavli

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