Scientistic Poem (Fun For Children)

a gentleman from New Haven, Ct., lately exhibited some educational games for children.

one of them, called the “fly leaf,” is done this way:

take a sheet of writing paper, cover it on one side w/ gum mucilage;

then catch a fly, turn the fly

over on its back, [ … ]

Velocipeded (After D.G.)

s/he laughs


fears to touch

little faceless wo/man

rubbed w/ black powder


up from the tea leaves

of re-breath

& not be





o’ slate valley

knots in nut Bosch


F,r,a,u, H,a,u,f,f,e

“Treated” Found Poem: All for Bosch’s Garden

All for Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights

‘Pieter Col, concierge of the grand mansion of the Nassau’s in Brussels , was brought to the castle in a wretched state, having been taken prisoner at the mansion there by the Chief of Justice Bolda, because from the very start he had refused to [ … ]

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 [ … ]

Another Scientistic Poem

in a saucer filled with a concentrated

solution of nitrate of potassa,

i placed horizontally a flat polished

piece of white marble, & upon the middle


of the marble a common half-dollar,

with its reverse in contact with the marble,

& having a [ … ]