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harry k stammer


“I think”

not (where)

stubbed to (toe)

bullet

casement (dinosaur)

“I’m brooding”

walking 7th

street (Bixel)

left licking (rolled)

fingers chicken

(less) clear

track’d

“it’s visible from here”

‘fenseless

daylight ridge

square (outline)

“thinking no, not”

solitude (here)

box brown

flaps up

(infinite)

head over shirt

(pulling) delta

arm (pit)

hand down resting

finger rubbing

thumb (thumb) rub

“nobody, not”

light hand bulb

(swing) mute

note (chain of)

“even this thing”

(I)

“myself reached,

a look”

step (ing) back

“Ophelia, disappear in’t”

bird leg

wrapping ‘round (again)

set (disturb)

“place’d, arrange’d”

(caught) “is set”

‘jaculat’d sever’d

separate (piece)

fossil

(done) open

“the trunk is full”

bones (shells)

scraps

place’d

“this like note’d”

set angular distance

(objects)



“I’m half asleep”

covered lower

position light

(ly) “no, sweetly”

meager

shine’d away

wall

solid (mix)

bricks (head)

plaster’d (duck) pant

cut long

(falls)

“treble pitched, strike”

(ing) flash

pass’d attached

drag’d light

across (it) “then

pull up”

singing

(ing) off

clothes (shirt

and pants) letters

formed ‘rascible

“shake you

at someone”

another hand

(up) drop’t

(complex) up

side (invert) pick

(ing) grasp

“false short”

awake position (bring)

“there that” effect

stimulant

(relax’d) urine drip

(plays) pattern a

(fixed) past

composure

“as adapted, up”

overturn’d spread (less)

circle

trace’t (noun)

washing

“and put, wrongly insert’d”

wade “asleep,”

neck blanket up

(times) through’t

temperature (hunger)

position lower

(cover) “yes, sir!”

stiff hand over

(wait) arm

needle (still)

move



“so, if it’s another”

pull shoe (purpose)

bent toe back

(boot)

“tonight, fast”

blood

raw heel

shin foot

(effect) scraping (ing)

wipe (ing)

every (thing) done

clean’d process’d

scar-like

“maybe it’s another reason to leave”

here ‘ctic

(hiding) another

heel (s) chang’d

limit’d (first)

corner present out

“roughly, four

feet”

branching over’t walking

(involving)

to curb step

available

“blocked by a curb”

under (once)

set shows’t head

up/out effort

paper over

cover’d

“getting cooler”

(thirst) pregnant

(not) once

two sheets

“getting cooler, cooler”

heel up (out)

oxygen

(mask) leg

stretch (id) fits

heel

shoe (since Jesus)

“not constant, don’t say’t”

smother (one)

load up

plaster’d over’

sense

end one

more street

over (play) dreadful

turn



harry k stammer lives and works in Santa Barbara. His poetry has appeared in xStream, Znine, blazeVOX, Moria, dirt, poetic inhalation, Otoliths, The Hay(na)ku Anthology #1, and xPress(ed). His latest books include tents (Otoliths), every, beyond't nothing (PERSISTENCIA*PRESS).and beeasily (xPress(ed)), a collaboration with Karri Kokko. harry is also working on a collaboration with ODYSSEUS MUSE to create a post-punk band called Crying 4 Kafka. See crying 4 kafka. harry’s poetry blog can be reached at harry k stammer.

 
 
 
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