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Bees make a light
honey from its nectar.
An excerpt of FROM A TREE, a collection of erasures that use Wikipedia entries to make a lyric grocery of seasonal produce.
Nothing more melancholy than maniacal laughter. / How alone the mad scientist is in his castle. / That ineluctable thing we’re chasing after / …
Your voice is in italics / Your voice is neon / Your voice is in trouble / Your voice is stuck in an elevator / Your voice is locked inside…
Your ash-brown soles on the dashboard, / seat reclined to the napping point / as we coasted through nowhere and stopped / to eat out of a basket…
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/ Is winter a distinct darkor a colored background? / A flesh or a well of frost? / The soil is warm within the seed / Hills in all direction from…
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