Tuesday, February 16, 2010

"The Making and the Meaning of Swimming"

monogrammed nutmeg grinder
grown · out of these dark canyons · drywall
fall guy isagoge ice volcano · nascent
sailing in

light recidivist
repairer of rubies · overgrown
paths in my mind maze

and the good people sleeping

"Our broken empire, America, wasn't an empire for very long. But there isn't one part of its breaking that is not also replicated in each section of the culture. In cars, traffic, movies, buses, banks, schools, war, architecture, hospitals and labs, and in poetry." --Fanny Howe, The Winter Sun (2009)

Garfield Without Garfield. (Shoulda been the name of a band.)

My veneration for The Electric Prunes knows no bounds.

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