Tuche & Automaton

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

dISSONANT-dISSONANCE

Spindle Elm
the rector’s bench
slatted with spindle elm
and ash
the low susurrus
of the calliope
forcing chancel air through trued pipes
stale bread and unction wine
draught from the parson’s saintly tun
grain skin and trued blood

The Settlement
the settlement is pending
they should have stopped me
from running in traffic
without my straightjacket on

Coping Steel
skin and bone spoiled
prey to assonance
disassociation
and coping

Not Yet So, And
--That, your face, swallows, harpies, roan and, and, and lich, and, sackcloth, oil, sashes made, from perambulators, and, catgut, violas, chinking. It is, time, fur bed, and such, such. Prickly pear so, so, be it, for now, eternally yours, with grace, and, no, small pittance. Of, skullduggery, and, and queuing, for a spot, spot on, in, the armory, of your, your thoughts, not, yet, so far, so good, so, forth, and, abler than, than, and, so, and, so, and, and

Chafe Pins
thalidomide spays muscle and bone
pins halyard scaffolding and post
a cure-all for nausea and distemper
blue steel proxies for shinbone
dragging bone slag fen with spoil
a breach for emptying sanguine waste
a panacea for anemia and retching
corrupting the moment of conception
a wither of genes and ancestry

2 Comments:

At 10:13 AM, Blogger kris rzepka said...

cool stuff; i like this: "thalidomide spays muscle and bone
pins halyard scaffolding and post
a cure-all for nausea and distemper
blue steel proxies for shinbone
dragging bone slag fen with spoil"

 
At 11:08 PM, Blogger Clifford Duffy said...

stephen, it works always comme une machine. desir-patrol. yes, 15 m.p.h. a second. word vector falling.

 

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