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Sam Langer


into the index

buy some strong alcohol at changi
but don’t drink it

attractive face pileup

each feature a harbinger
it’s eyes that wear uniforms

pinching those witnesses
from the picture

“what colour do you call that”

/

that’s what my eyes call it


oards




Variations for F. R. Leavis

1.

if one cannot read Shakespeare, then one cannot think

if two cannot read Shakespeare, then two cannot think

if three, etc


2.

if one cannot read Shakespeare, then one cannot think

if two cannot read Shakespeare, then one cannot think

if three, etc


3.

if one cannot read Shakespeare, then one cannot think

if one cannot read Shakespeare, then two cannot think

if one cannot read Shakespeare, then three cannot think, etc


Sam Langer was born in February 1983 and then finished a B.A. in May 2007. His poems have appeared in Otoliths, The Age (Melbourne), Overland, Arena, The Sun Herald (Sydney), 543, and Steamer, of which he is the founding editor; among other places.
 
 
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1 Comments:

Blogger Corey said...

'into the index' is sharp, Sam.

8:26 AM  

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