wikipedia poem, no. 6

M.F. Slipstream

One airstream mechanism said to the Earth
If it pleases, the lake’s water shall drain north into the Strait of Juan de Fuca
Stops may be made with air flowing outward from language

Filling the main trough—note the asymmetry—altered by glacial forces
The M=O=U=T=H, the clear imprint on advancing land,
          retreating evidence of lake extension south
few languages cover the lowlands between Sediment and Cascade

At its maximum extent the alveolar basin and inundating southern lowlands
          retreated from Samoan words—had three phases
where it drained south into language melt water common consonants
          cut into the landscape
between fricative glaciers in the hollowed invention of a long nasal drumlin.

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