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And, so finally, one more Russian who is also a poet. Mayakovsky would have been a master of the form, as evidenced in such lines as "“If you like I'll be furious flesh elemental, or—changing to tones that the sunset arouses—if you like—I'll be extraordinary gentle, not a man but—a cloud in trousers.” A CLOUD IN TROUSERS. Yes! There's also this: "can you turn yourselves inside out, like me and become just two lips entirely?” I mean, yes! I hope so. Mayakovsky would have been the best at sexts. At least we have his poems. At least there's that.
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