Tag Archives: syntax

humanity i hate you

(for Mr. Cummings)   ..   parenthesize death all you want, Sir. put poems in its lap; syntax the crap out of us all in kisses, laughter, flutter, flowers. that casket’s still too small; this day, too soon.   .. … Continue reading

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Bet her. Late, then never.

the trick of finding what you didn’t lose (existing’s tricky:but to live’s a gift) the teachable imposture of always arriving at the place you never left. -E.E. Cummings   .. She’s all in, ready to be -gin again. She’ll need … Continue reading

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Bury the Syntax

(an American Sentence poem) . Dig this: the order of the words won’t matter in the end, period. .

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Gerberas

(swearing by all flowers) .. Our syntax falls in petals of a different kind, roses abandoned for their uptight trite fragility. Our best gestures vary, too, by paragraph, parent -hesis, no time for eyelid flutter; but a life whole and … Continue reading

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