Wikipedia Poem, No. 246


“90% of everything is crap. That is true, whether you are talking about physics, chemistry, evolutionary psychology, sociology, medicine—you name it—rock music, country western. 90% of everything is crap.” Daniel Dennett


once there he threw a rock
at this ungentleness ripples
out of the face she came up

counterattack supporters came up
shoved his head a female t-shirt
attacked a pro-immigration who

rough revolving revolting
level security started speaking
door by the back of the breast

thrown out then perplexing
by then they’d like to whisper
almost verbatim then out thrown

go back in that she was calm
she was born and counterattack
female in a nutshell grabbed back



Wikipedia Poem, No. 245


“(odd word, that, / for me, ‘transpire,’ out of Latin / ‘to go out into breath’ or air or nothing),” Philip Levine


grind their
forty-five cleaners 
in great average 

the paperwork us custom
seat treading stative horns
the daily grind (an almost gas 

tank out-of-state on side minutes 
each way when side mine
motorcycle ownership to bits and I 

enjoyed picturing the cut one 
please terrible (still 
in the first two weeks later 
it’s that i’m doing like a cadillac 
with some other forty-five change 
a news reports touch with someone 

(still includes an almost
inverse indulged gorgeous 
here’s never rode it 

plate plater i don’t work 
which it from the outside 
leaks of course sewn to bits



Gerace, Joseph M. “I Shouldn’t Have Bought a 50-Year-Old Motorcycle.”, 5 July 2016. Web. 5 July 2016.

Levine, Philip. “The Worst Is Still to Come.” Ploughshares 42.1 (Spring 2016): 82. Print.