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(488) THE BLUE-EYED EXTERMINATOR - Jacobsen

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  • Sam Droege
    THE BLUE-EYED EXTERMINATOR The exterminator has arrived. He has not intruded. He was summoned. At the most fruitless spot, a regiment of the tiniest of ants,
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      THE BLUE-EYED EXTERMINATOR

      The exterminator has arrived. He has not intruded. He
      was summoned.
      At the most fruitless spot, a regiment
      of the tiniest of ants, obviously deluded,
      have a jetty ferment of undisclosed intent.

      The blue-eyed exterminator is friendly and fair;
      one can tell he knows exactly what he is about.
      He is young as the day that makes the buds puff out,
      grass go rampant, big bees ride the air;

      it seems the spring could drown him in its flood.
      But though he appears modest as what he was summoned
      for,
      he will prove himself more potent than grass or bud,
      being a scion of the greatest emperor.

      His success is total: no jet platoon on the wall.
      At the door he calls good-bye and hitches his thumb.
      For an invisible flick, grass halts, buds cramp, bees
      stall
      in air. He has called, and what has been called has
      come.


      Josephine Jacobsen

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