sunmarked skin a document

chem trails at a curve
bleed out over water walk
dissecting sky
as seen in pdx several days earlier

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sun marked skin a document
of the public performance in two parts (one hour each)
one:
sauntering the rectangle of crosswalks
at slower than averate speed
at the texas/upas four-way
step mississippi
step mississippi
step mississippi
how others become unknown collaborators or
of proprieters of conflict
two:
completing six perimeters
atop a concrete picnic table
in one hour which means
slower
than slow motion
how i prominenced myself
on the same day i say later in lester’s living room
this particular fear of being seen

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a word for the intuition
that knows before we do

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first the collapse and curling
then the boot-strut response

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nest image
mama bird to baby bird
go on now

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when i say complicated
i think layer cake

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the universe and i fumbling over
the best articulations
on the tiny tweed-ish couch
how if i do my best to keep myself open
the universe will draw humans in

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water to water while
corinne’s dominican is coming back
tendriled
we know the nature of these waves

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bones suit medly ends in
sand slipping through skeleton hand
comfort
in form of deepest truth

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pardon me, i’ve got a complex
system of stickies
he says from the home-made podium
which almost forgives his use
of the word weltering
before the punk story about
taking the class room rock for ransom
(complete with magazine cut-out ransom notes
in french)

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ryan’s head on my shoulder
stoolperched against back wall
all of a sudden aware of my bones
taylor inhabiting poems
at the podium

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fist in burgmansia trumpets
as if to transport
springbloom scent