This & That Lenin
yet this Lenin likes to gaze into the distance
yet that Lenin dislikes Futurism
yet this Lenin likes white wine with his caviar.
The lake, stagnant in its worsening, dust what blows
across the algae as a plume of white smoke billowing formats the night.
Which Lenin do you prefer? This Lenin? Or That Lenin? You decide. Includes a handy Index and multiple choice exam.
Steven Zultanski is also the author of the chapbook Homoem (Radical Readout, 2005). He edits President's Choice magazine, a Lil' Norton publication. His poetry has appeared in Antennae, FO(A)RM, The Physical Poets, Shiny, and elsewhere.