Dear Monarchs, fellow Americans,
friends have seen you and that's proof,
I've heard the news:
since summer you traveled 5000 miles
from our potato fields to the Yucatan.
Some butterflies can bear
what the lizard would never endure.
I've seen butte [...]
That winter when Lenin and Gorky and I
took the ferry from Naples to Capri,
nobody looked twice
at the three men having a lemon ice
in Russian wool suits hard as boards.
Behind us, a forgetful green sea,
and the Russian snows storming the winter p [...]