Sehnsucht¹

  1. She’s cunt, chest,
  2. cutest, sun-est. She stuns.
  3. He’s thus: he’s tense, he’s uncut, he’s
  4. nuts. He hunts. He shuns, he
  5. cusses, he cuts nets, he cuts hens,
  6. hunts. Tense? Tensest, he cuts
  7. suns. Then, thus: He & She.
  8. Thus, the “us” stunt. Shh:
  9. He’s testes & uncut. He hunts
  10. cunt. He hests. He cuts. Shh…She’s
  11. stuc—He cuts & cuts, shuns
  12. & cusses. Then, she hushes. Sun
  13. set. He’s shunt. She’s thus: uncunt, un-
  14. chest, unnest, unhutch, un-sun-
  15. ness. She’s un-sun, she’s
  16. unset. Then she’s tense, she tests
  17. tents & such, she tests these nets
  18. & these nets. She tests the hutches,
  19. she tests the huts. “Test the hush nets.”
  20. She tests the hush nets. “The theses?”
  21. Unset, unsent. Sunset, hence, sun
  22. set. He hunts suns, hence, she’s
  23. sun-cut. Thus: hush
  24. hush hush. (She’s hush.)
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  26. ¹A German word meaning longing,
  27. has overtones of desire & nostalgia.
  28. No comparable English word.