Monthly Archives: November 2007

the light farms

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<<a mirror from the moons eye swoon, in nightflight : a boeing sevenfifty owl>>


day, night-gleaming, glimming, knowing little of what they offer,

what they are taken for, granted, as a sign to a stranger, a flaneur,

to an airly nocturnal hand they are as growing goldlit wheatfields,

as cornrows over the pate of the earth,

                                                       does corn know of its often harvest ?

god knows they store the sun to feed the stars

what their steel spends along the flint of the night :

                                                                        their theyre,

there-brinking, blinking eyelet 1ing 1s,

ever profligate stalks the prism-eyed see bloom the




                                                                                        & dewy-eyed see

branching everunto, for what that theyre worth,

the psychedelic, the desperate, the schizos & gurus too

see what hovers over a species radiant incityousnests—


with thankfulness, scythe, & slavering maw







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Father Explains Prayer

I don’t know if there’s a god,
Poppa didn’t think so, Momma did–

but when a scaffold buckled
on a job in ‘86, I doubled

over in a heap that broke my back,
my arms, damn near my neck.

Close to death, back ruptured by the fall,
I prayed and I survived it all.

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