Is winter a distinct dark
or a colored background?
or a well of frost?
The soil is warm within the seed
Hills in all direction from other hills
Take a week in a dry place
rich as a small Europe
An excerpt of FROM A TREE, a zine of erasures taken from Wikipedia entries for fruit, vegetables, and herbs.
King James Sutra
A special transmission / from outside of scripture / pointed directly / up inside / the heart of man / I twist mine / the part most red / skyward /…
Poem for Charles Reznikoff
On her way to the guillotine / the Duchess saw a dark smudge / on her already soiled frock / and quietly sighed, / annoyed. / / Walking…
He waited, / until the old wine drunk him. / It brewed a illumination of desolate moon. / With pampero, he swallowed into bones. / It shattered…
grazing muzzle mouthed / gullet full of apple sauce / old smudge of a man
More by Kate Lebo
Tender skin / above the ground / A red whereversunlight has fallen / Flesh grows olderwith visible bitterness / Sappho calls one of her…
Confused root / related to the carrot / parsnips grewbigger the farthernorth they went / Etymology assumesthe name’s a portmanteau of parsley and…
/ Not to be confused with its relativethe golden pear / The fruit is edible when cookedbut when it ages to hard perfume / an entire margin of…
The ordinary costmary / purgeth choler and phlegm, / openeth obstructions, / relieves viscera. / / Taken in whey, it worketh more…
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