Ho to John Song (After D. G.)–To Be Sung By Several Sailors In Full Dress

see shanty:

O’ red peaks!

mountain red!!

black squiggled!!!

or

mar/k

where the (in)eye/ark

‘sea’z

a-breaking

lubber

daubber

e,e,z

(rumored o’

the sea!)

ahoy!

(rumored o’

the sea!)



Ump’s Nat’l Bithmark (after D.G.)

 

Ump’s Nat’l Birthmark (after D.G.)

1.

the

threaded

prayer to   need

 

alcohol

in the ought below

 

cries not

to ‘cry’

 

fists under

little arms

 

narrow

gown

 

starcold

 

in darkness

 

 

2.

the ump’s

nat’l

birthmark termed ‘G’

 

surname

‘song’

 

mit (Loki

to drink  von hernhutters

 

empty

as ocean

 

in sitting posture

 

white

star

(above)

line

 

3.

natal atal-atal wound

whose pampered breasts

a cigarette’s

 

extraordinary

sounds

 

curl

to

 

penetrate my zoom

 

 

4.

squeeze

cobra-

 

Mother and Nation

root

 

brew

made by God-

 

Kin

view

 

my parents’ flesh,

no other

 

5.

o,t,h,e,r,

to

 

figure the blues-black

sky

 

shuttle

over to lover

 

6.

in

the letters

 

of

market (N)

 

city

gall:

 

vi

vio

viol

violoncello

 

amber

music

 

strive for

‘charmony’

 

 

7.

amimals’

leaves

 

ground

light as

 

thieves

toucht

 

thru angles of

 

smoke of

 

wrappings

 

 

 



“[Poets] are Conscious…” Scientistic Song

[Poets] are conscious of many historical ironies: wooden

[poets] wooden

structures are preserved by burning: garbage

structures garbage

pits survive longer than temples &

pits &

palaces, & the decay of

palaces of 

metals leads to the

metals the 

preservation of

preservation [ … ]

Scientistic Poem: “‘Gavagai’ and ‘Rabbits’”

It is important to think of what prompts the native’s assent to ‘Gavagai?’ as stimulations and not rabbits.

Stimulation can remain the same though the rabbit be supplanted by a counterfeit.

conversely, stimulation can vary in its power to prompt assent to ‘Gavagai’ because of variations

in angle, lighting, and [ … ]