Steve Dalachinsky
as collage / p3


yet where so many others dare to tread
he dares to say
i want to make sure i’m up 
when i wake up
& as for sleep it’s nice to lie down
@ home & think about it 


i wasn’t sure what he was trying to do
    or what he was capable of doing
i don’t mean that he was trying stuff out
& i just didn’t get what he was trying 
i mean i just didn’t get what he was trying to

a 350 degree climate change – blow wind southerly 
            steven’s theory is based on
separating psychological cheapskates
         from material cheapskates
          impudent mother-fuckers
     from those daring darwin to win 


i stare into richard wilbur’s spine
admittedly never having read richard wilbur
nor hearing richard wilbur read
i try to imagine his voice     &
come up with something between husky dark
& rich then i add a thick brooklyn accent
oh that’s my voice i’m hearing

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