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impassive glitch in

Nada Haiku Well above the crowdImpassive glitch in the skyWhat do we call you? What I’m Reading: “Owls peck the windows of the 21st centuryas if looking forthe board membersof Exxon Mobilwho who who who who” — Ilya Kaminsky / … Continue reading

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while oceans acidify

planet b tanka ain’t no planet bwe made planet a real sickwildfires spewingfire tornadoes miles highwhile oceans acidify What I’m Reading: “A writer doesn’t owe a reader hope—the only obligation is honesty . . . “ — Bill McKibben / … Continue reading

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i eye

aye i stye eye What I’m Reading: “Fame is a bucket of eyes.” — Victoria Chang / “Late Wonders”

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i’d rather not

Abnegation I don’t want to.I’d rather not.Please, no.Negatory.Nah.No. What I’m Reading: “… the air around us—even where it’s clean, and smells like spring, and is filled with birds—is significantly changed. We have substantially altered the earth’s atmosphere.” — William McKibben … Continue reading

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the upper bout

Finale of Seem (redux) It’s all about noise. About the back and forth of improvisational counterpoint — an F flat ostinato call here, an arpeggio of the B scale in response there… like the scale of wildfires and flash flood … Continue reading

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you look better

A Conversation in the Time of Galamatias Our salad days are filled with bitter herbs and intractable roots—Not so much a salad, but a melangeOf weeds and thistles—Indelicate things in our mouths.Every bite a mouthful of rot and offal—Awful offal.The … Continue reading

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for my shadow

Skronk Tectonics 3 I. Shadow This is the finalresting placefor my shadow. II. Rock The moon wanesas we drop our rockinto the darkness.Our rock unbroken; in dust,in mud, over spur,in sag, over screeand talus — unchanged. The rock,infrangible, rolls. What … Continue reading

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stuff in between

Sanctioned by the Association of Nimble Twee (Fade Out / 8 channels of noise : one channel of noise drops out every 30 seconds until there is silence) Voiceover In Search Of A Film: Soft antennae entertainment turned minds to … Continue reading

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blow on pinwheels

Pell-Mell Into Some Fusillade Overheard at the artillery field… Let’s take out that minuscule target with a 240 mm cannonade.No need to sight anything let’s just shoot willy nilly.Let’s just load them up and fire and screw the captains and … Continue reading

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roots everywhere your

Potting Shed Notes from Around the World WOEFUL YOUWoUD yOu LIKEToPETICULATE ABOUTSPREAINE AND POTTING DEROOTS EVEREWHERE YOUrTENTACLES REACHTAUFTUE PAIS AHD PGaPRaGALDATA DF SPEAR FOR THECLAROGET DOWNON PIE FLAT EROUNDLATRIYR BAD SELF AND YOURINTEGUMENTS BOUNDHUNZUHATZ MELLI What I’m Reading: “The worst … Continue reading

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