#1 especially one of the genus

the dog threw-up
and laid down in it
stretching, i
am only human, it thought, i am.



#2 of, belonging to, used in, or due to war

manage or maneuver
troops
ships
guns
planes
in battle
until a decision is reached

to attempt
to harm
to gain power
is our normal condition

harmony is about money
and being drunk



#3 inverted-pear-shaped organ

i swallowed
the infants
in my stomach

and who
i should have
saved
for supper

i don't care
they were luscious
so tangy
and soft
they were



#4 panacea

everything depends
on

a television
commercial

a neon color glow

the chemo
brain and breath