Sunday, April 09, 2006

Rachel Blau Duplessis

Draft 73: Vertigo
 Prologue: Even Tie

  Viva, fidgeting roses!

 Do men interrupt them

 vexing blank calyxes to prompt them?

 Vote volta-face for diagnosis.       

 “Already with thee”  vs.

 alterity of thee—it’s heady.

 Are you Ready; are you composed?

Can you go a third vertiginous road?

Light comes thru the letter.

 That’s what one awaits.

 An alphabetic knock “oe vert”

at the folded gates. more...

Found at Jacket 29 — April 2006


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