“Abu Al-Anbas’ Donkey” – Eliot Weinberger

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Made-up Flowers from Boris Vian’s Novel Heartsnatcher

In the order they appear:

Amizaltzes

Powaroses

Marienbud

Yellowplush

Dreamrape

Fenellacas

Ninastangas

Astrakhan

Marazardins

Seacrocus

Bruinzozos

Bazabobos

Petaleaves

Translated from the French by Stanley Chapman