Poetry

Joe Dolce: Four Poems

Blondi   Eva Braun preferred her Scottish terriers, Negus and Stasi, and hated Blondi, whom she secretly kicked under tables, getting satisfaction when Hitler became perplexed at the shepherd’s strange behaviour.   Goebbels said the Führer enjoyed walking Blondi, certain of no conversation on war or politics.   Blondi had five whelps, one named Wulf, after the Latin meaning of Adolph— adalwolf: noble wolf.   Blondi, propaganda star, portrayed the Führer as animal lover,   but doubting potency of the final cyanide capsules, Hitler ordered one tested on Blondi,   who died instantly. Joe Dolce   Leechcraft Egyptians used leeches…

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