Chief of KPA Panmunjom Mission Sends Telephone Message to U.S. Forces Commander in S. Korea

Chief of KPA Panmunjom Mission Sends Telephone Message to U.S. Forces Commander in S. Korea*
by C.Charles Bley

The dangerous pressure
against it launch legitimate
right to protect it.

Foal Eagle military
the March to dark clouds
hang over abroad.

such sleight of hand
touch-and-go hostile acts
and racket, the message:

know where war may
break with its just satellite
and its sovereignty.

your war
by the cover
of time moment fate
hung by a thread.



*The full article "Chief of KPA Panmunjom Mission Sends Telephone Message to U.S. Forces Commander in S. Korea" originally appeared 2.25.2013 on the website Rodong Sinmun. Title of article and name of publication are used here without permission. This project, 소거법 (Elimination), is defined by the application of poetic erasure to text from North Korean government "news sources" - with whose worldview the resulting poems are intended to clash, in their own small way.
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