20180523

Jim Leftwich



familiar lightning





familiar
               pinchers,
   (U-N)written

       bean
       beaten
       been

light
ten stain,
           steps

was was was was was was
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soda lens theorries themes
themmies them
       cat log hand cat

log
handcat
loghand
         longhand
         cat scanned

point pint, including light
lilight lfghiltfggftillifgilti gf

logical expressionist century
subject to its own thoughts

p pm  maopmomn oaoi nionie
map in the afternoon, oasis

port, bent
   useful
     strips
used t o
t  o
soften the cosmos
                 familiar September
                 addled by the sun
newspaper
images
     imagine
     bubbles,
                 quibbles
with the comic strips

           "thoughts"
       on
           skates

ioihNIuoihNIuguU
IhuIHuiguUIhuIHu
iiioihNIuguUIhuIH
uioihNIuguUIhuIH

five years Reynolds Wrap greensheetmusic gamete
single-spaced
     hazard
     hazard dust

enter the house kiln
burning editorial salt



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subsequent
   mumbler of the
           goot
       quit
         if the
           coriander
(aspic he,)
                 "liklihood"
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in various ways,
   the light is burned
       ally,
comet (subjective)



decades fiber raga

i'm either eaten, or i'm not

the flo
or
is either rott
en
or
it is not



such as depends,
       to bounce-off

holy aleph-Iroquois
reflection in the mudfield mirror
dotted chemicals beam cribs
in variable circles
   "sausage-filament"
         ,,
           firmament
                 "
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OHyuguknot knit June



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was reprinted shoes,
       prophetic
   Chicago
     longtime
           architectural succotash
arc era radial pronoun
annotations in likewise Hawaii
       nor solely
           elbows
   arranged in chairs

patterns on torso/linoleum //-tooled

the long twentieth century
a long wait
the long ball
long tall
long time
the long nineteen sixties
long jump
a long walk
longhouse
the longboats
longing

geometric circles, circling
the small scale resemblance
of a snail
up his sleeve, like a stone



mold it, but
     circular strangers
("they look familiar")
highly industrial rectangles

"the highly rectangular industries
have a story to tell"



along, frequently
they tie
into the tooled
into the long
angles
they into them
returning -- What?
respectfully,
to the English Motel,
floor wages
-- outdoors,
with the Romantic
lions,
sticks, longerally

longer, generally,
than rocks

longer allies.
mentions terrain.
ing. walks.
sticks gently
long.
walking, longing.

carved. marks
engaged in
the light. the
light
ing.
like archaic
carvings
on sticks &
stones.

lightning.



that's how it starts. tape
needs closing
episode theatric, percolates.

evidence is arranged
into the fumes
of its own history.

prime his, its
chart depends, bent styles
became the day.

during morse code loot lotus
lit lottery and
lost us,
became chart prime
of its own fumes.

evidence is arranged
as episodic closure.



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ne
and ne
clo
episode
theatric
evider
arp
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his eye
its s
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th
da
couth-da
couth da day



Abraham Diane Morris, 1986
Michael Louise Fred, 1970



microtonal extensions
Th
Ti
Mus
edut
1999
Music on a
(1969)
Sma
Syste
Cl
19
small systemic church of the rarefied serpent
S
tripar
timpan
timparn
sour acoustic medallion
1977-powered;

This U and performa electric
the thin shirt, a personal pronoun.

for voice at waves, 1962.
sustained
relations
   typically
       composing
them.


02.13.2018




Jim Leftwich is a poet and essayist who lives in Roanoke, VA, USA. he is the author of Six Months Aint No Sentence Books 1 -187 (Differx Hosting@Box, 2011 - 2016), and three volumes of essays entitled Rascible & Kempt Vols. 1 - 3 (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2016-2017). Since 2008 he has been involved in organizing and/or documenting mail art, sound poetry, visual poetry and noise events in Roanoke.
 
 
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