Thursday, 2 April 2015
2/30! The Knives Are So Sharp Because the Stakes Are So Low!
The Knives Are So Sharp Because the Stakes Are So Low
Terra cotta attack dogs/bomb(s in) every library.
the only thing we (have to) say regards legitimacy,
but you're carving down/(c/should
be) punching up.
naturalist's flowering rebuttals.
I had a friend once, the novelist said, and we were surprised
enough at that to miss the rest of the anecdote.
I had an enemy once, the poet replied, and we gathered
by the campfire, sharpening up our tongs.
this is integral, the cannon's fire,
the statues raised/toppled/razed.
modernism and feral cats/atomic slushpiles.
This is no laughing matter. This is no simple grudge.
This is (g)war. You hear me?
Literally dozens of mid-level careers have potential
to be nominally effected by what we find in this rubble.
Georgian arches burnt crisp. A flag we wave,
passing (up/in/over) the halls of