Dailies 11/3/16: Orpheus, a Psalm, & mimeographs


Orpheus: the Fugitive Kind – Marjorie Maddox

for Tennessee Williams


I. Descending

Birds the color of sky flap their notes of freedom,

Accompany your only companion of string-sung love

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Psalm – Paisley Rekdal

Too soon, perhaps, for fruit. And the broad branches,
ice-sheathed early, may bear none. But still the woman
waits, with her ladder and sack, for something to break.
A gold, a lengthening of light. For the greens to burst

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I Copy That – John Matthias

says whiz kid joy stick guy, wiseass sticks
it to ’em, jerks a lever, pokes a button on his
droneboard, says my hash tag’s all configured
out of deathknell, but I copy that okay okay—

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