Wikipedia Poem, No. 283

wiki283-sm

“The welling of cicadas in the green / afternoon before the storm” August Kleinzahler, from “The Old Schoolyard in August”

 

suspicion chooses 
from algeria colombia and ireland 
the federation defends address 
said 
        i’m glad 
said        some 
  matches        all judging aside 
who also worked 
        all judging officials 
review the inside
        interpretation 
defending 
        addressed 
and 
now 
have 
i know 
        the american 
echoes a coached-thing who wins 
        about to step forward through all that governs thee 
russian boxing computer 
accuse release released accused referees agree
agree agree agree

Wikipedia Poem, No. 282

wiki282

 

        an esbat vinery and 
group in order 
to god alone at itself-sufficient prayer having been etymological
school or destroyer-formed in divine wonderstanding a further 
being 
is evident that 
for venergy and vipassanā 
council of catholic 
devotion as a king oneself-sufficient love 
    is 
      that which
      prescribes 
an esbat 
clawing
and puja as akin to
klawo 
     to contra-festion climbing up
and 
         theology up  
      into various worlds of 
love 
into the 
        vipassanā 
          council 
  of veneration as a primary devotion
     equivocal versus venereal  
valent festival to the assertive vipassanā

Wikipedia Poem, No. 281

wiki281

“Poetry comes out of nothing. … Read the nothing.” Renee Gladman, extemporaneously

 

cured in florida salt
the marsh vole
is classified as endanged

yet bites further
into the united states
than the colonial itself

year-round burrows
where it stores food
for the winter and

females give birth
to the breeding cant
what breeding it can

cause damage to
fruit trees gardens
shrubbery and comm-

ercial grain crops
through the winter
it is aggressive

year-round usually
at night and dig to
north-central nebraska

and central nebraska
and south from central
utah it is excluded only

from northeastern and
eastern georgia known
as extreme polar regions

a disjunct subset of wyoming and
south through tennessee the missouri
river is excluded only from its libido

paculum-spec2-sm

Source: Gladman, Renee. “I Began The Day.” Harper’s, Sept. 2016, p. 11.