Aktion, Aktion, Alarm

Abrupt announcement:

all able Abrahams, Aarons,

Ashers, Adiels, Aryehs,

abandon abodes and appear

absolutely alone.


Accused accordingly:

aerobes, aphids,

albatrosses, amoebas.

Adjudged aberrant

and acquiescing, admitting

acute Aramaic accent,

always abhorrent,

afflicting alabaster Aryans.


Agenda: against aliyah;

alimentation allotment



annihilate all.

Antecedents absent.


Anguished angels: answer!


Animate, anoint,

apply anticonvulsants,

abolish aggressors,

avoid absolving

atrocities, apostates.


April: angry armada

assembles annealed,

arises, attacks,

armaments absent.

All’s aflame.


Ashes ascend.

Amen. Amen. Amen.


© Annette L. Berkovits
January, 2012

Erythra Thalassa by Annette Libeskind Berkovits

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