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Leigh Herrick

stronger than that

 

a stronger than that.

 

yes.  that.   : a stronger than might of bullet to bombed Otherly faces this old tired way this pain-thinking way of suffer-ing the whole goddamned place in people-worn decades made to fallow this shoreline and that whose greed of grave-ordained smoke is burning hearts starring in escapade brutality shouts and war machismo  Oh!

 

I can imagine the eyes of it!  How the streaks of odium hint into hued gray bluing around induced black bubbles of pumped-up pupil yes.  this is a drug and I have put you here

 

purposefully.

 

 

 

Then here.

 

 

 

And a stronger than that

 

is now written in.

 

I’ve transcribed it

 

 

against this Proof

 

of how

 

You once existed

 

 

 

in the terror of audacity

 

       a braiding braided braid-training brain-traded aid to abetment of Not-ing-ness and

di[s]visions willing their chain-linkage of lineage-method for the DNA of sound   :   an uncial script hailing itself holy! hailing itself peace! hailing the pragmatic return: Eye

                                                                                                                             for Eye

 

for which the shout is cried: HAIL!  HAIL! 

 

HAIL!  Sanctimonious sit-about in the Situation[ist] Room! 

HAIL! Structural Defense! 

HAIL!  Eye! 

HAIL! Honing in on the See of Toward droning in the Day of Days and the Dying   

            Dawn’s Mouth moved to position of Hail! 

HAIL!  Oh, Glossary of Refined Continuity! 

HAIL!  Permanence! 

HAIL!  Growth in the nouning of deadliest verbs! 

HAIL!  Pirates of Anti-ness! 

HAIL!  Phalanges! 

HAIL!  Stupefactions of Hail! 

HAIL!  Singly numb unassailably unguent exed-unction of sound! 

HAIL!  Sans Peur et Sans Reproche! 

HAIL!  Eye! 

HAIL!  Languid proposition! 

HAIL!  Sanguinities! 

            

             We are come to find you!

 

We

 

are here! 

 

 

 

Parity 

 

similitude similarity

scrumptiously sexual arboratiousness  abjuring the field of  anti-amouritiousness     

 

The Fallen retrieved      

 

The Story disengaged      

 

No shame in

 

walking away

 

No shame in

 

knowledge

 

No shame in getting it straight       

 

naked

 

or not

 

 

 

Fire

 

“I am taking on my disillusions and the rosy sore of my pointless tasks.”  -Vallejo, Trilce LXV

 

there will be nothing to stop

me

 

for I am taking the skin of it

the road of it to renewing road

 

time the pivot of turn turned toward postulating*

 

pivotry

 

echoing my pin of my pinging clinging to my tin canned universe of

of

 

like the black                                         collapsed

the bottom released to the unreleased

 

taking dust

 

electric star

 

heart

 

beat

 

by this vortex    :    bellows

 

by this armature set and flamed

 

saying next time next turn next re-verb a

ration of spiral arm        its twists and spins

 

a becoming                                           spine

 

                                                             flared

for the brevity of screams

called language

 

* An allusion to Heller Levinson's Hinge Theory

 

 

 

 

Desertification with Extinction     

 

wind  

 

crackle  

 

hail of molecular funk  

 

                                              sand  

 

wirewewired

in sound  

 

waves   strung&stringing   flown solid on the whole

 

note

 

1/2-shelled 

 

a flung a flinging

 

w a r

 

a critic of the hung time

 

clutching at this wall

 

of fractured poems

 

 

 

 

A Tragic Blue (Vallejo)  

 

iris       universal cutout        someone sa[y]x it : Tragedy in Blue

orb       floating       undercivilized       un(der) (ar)rest      

meteoric day       chunks of       sexed-it mother       shook-it father      

 

pirated planet 

 

pirouetting silhouettes of solidarity

 

with

 

       hell

 

 

 

 

spring

 

on the backs of the anatolians

on the backs of the clovis

on the backs of the africans

on the backs of the moors

on the backs of the healers

on the backs of the fathers

on the backs of the jews

on the backs of the mayans

on the backs of the blacks

on the backs of the gays

on the backs of the women

on the backs of the boys

on the backs of the girls

on the backs of the christians

on the backs of the men

on the backs of the marxists

on the backs of the crossers

on the backs of the mountains

on the backs of the mothers

on the backs of the poets

on the back of the hand

the word escaped

mistaken for wings

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