Absurd Human Rights Plot

Absurd Human Rights Plot*
by C. Charles Bley

human rights
the north place
the passing failed
upon an opposition

making to meeting to
malignant turned into a
brazenfaced ill fault mostly

and people's living living hell
devoid entitled vociferate They

schemed to be stern human to hurt

*The full article "Absurd Human Rights Plot" originally appeared 4.8.2013 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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