Elena Vladareanu From the collection ‘private space’ eating myself I’m a word beginning with “pu” one I can’t pronounce, to hell with it Eve Ensler and that world-wide mob of sweet cunts that keep the vagina cult. yeah! I’m a word beginning with “pu” making reference to that place between the legs. I’m your tongue. I’ll slap you one on the face. when you least ex pect it. I’m your good tongue for licking the wound. I’m your wonderful rom anian tongue. I’m only milk and honey. You desire a neutral tongue a language in which “I” can’t have sex a tongue un sullied and sexy moving all over I am old traditional and full of mud.
A sampler of the work of 3 exciting contemporary Romanian poets