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Kit Kennedy


CONDITIONS LEADING TO

Premise

is not
precipice
edge
a falling off

is falling into
not
vortex
vacuum?


Silence

This morning the cockatoo died.


Of Silence

Unprimed canvas luxuriates in the still.


& Still More

Rain stopped
                               eaves drip-less by noon.


VARIATIONS ON THE VEINS IN YOUR HAND

They closed the streets because no one was found walking on them for a year.

Instead of a map, carry a thimble of salt. Make your way to the orchard. Join the others writing ballads about gravity.

She (your neighbor) cut down the bushes. Upon your return, arrange the cuttings as the ideogram, finish.



Kit Kennedy co-authored Inconvenience (Littoral Press, Berkeley) and Constellations (Co-Lab Press, San Francisco) both with Susan Gangel. Beyond the Human Voice is an e-book with artist Susan Black. Work appears in Ambush Review, CLWN WR, haiku 21: an anthology, NAP, Otoliths, Shot Glass Review, Kit lives in San Francisco. Please visit http://poetrybites.blogspot.com
 
 
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