Jim Leftwich

from Six Months Aint No Sentence, Book 75

rur nas doesr almost table
determinecq Blue Ridge Honey Haunted
the kittens the kittens they
a strong stomach
like the music of Son House.

pray for irredentist soup.
the body is gone.

nothings as wrorl almost table
qualitative Blue Ridge magic Morocco
the kittens the kittens they
eating their own eyes
to the music of Son House.


and too his small turtle, ancestral,
smal lturtle, sma llturtle,
sm allturtle, s mallturtle,
smallturtle,,,smallturtle,, ancestra
l, flapping its flat wings over thee
olive teacher, which does not look
anything like any other potato.

Jim Leftwich is a poet and mail artist who lives in Roanoke, Va. he is the author of Dirt, Doubt, Sample Example, The Textasifsuch, Death Text, Short Sorties, Shrimp Teeth, Trashpo, An Ecology, SO FOR BY, Lest Puke Due Machete of Art, and Six Months Aint No Sentence. collaborative works include Sound Dirt, with John M. Bennett, Acts, with John Crouse, How To Dust A Bunny, with Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, iTopia, with Scott MacLeod, Fictions Deleted, with Steve Dalachinsky, Book of Numbers, with Marton Koppany, and THR3E, with Andrew Topel. he was the editor and publisher of the print magazines Juxta and Xtant from 1994 to 2005. since 2005 he has edited/compiled the blog zine, Textimagepoem, and the flicker collection, Textimagepoetry. since 2008 he has been involved in organizing mail art, fluxus, sound poetry, visual poetry and noise events in Roanoke.
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