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The accident
by Mathias Jansson

I have a headache
with pleasure
might go as far as delightful

it is somewhat sensational
these metallic problems

horrid horrid horrid
has just driven over the Albany

very much disappointed
anxious to speak
I suppose better talk to a room

SOURCE: “The accident” by Mathias Jansson is based on page 41 of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (CreateSpace, 2012).

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Mathias Jansson is a Swedish art critic and poet. He has been published in both Swedish and English speaking literature and visual poetry magazines as Lex-ICON, Eremonaut, RetortMagazine, Anatematiskpress, Presens, and Quarter After #4. Visit him at his homepage or Amazon author page.