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Michael Gizzi

XIV. In the Namewakes

Ur Popeye out of stir sub rosa
    with Liquid Santa windswept and
    by nothing less than the ionosphere

like Ben Bulben on climatology
    the Lay of the Last Whammy
    "keep them mince pies off me"

Lumberjack the Sailor
    splits his face in half of quartz
    "Morning Mr Greengreen

two small everythings"
   why Sargasso Sea are you so geek
    nature's pencil point light years away

to a tiny repeated molecular bigtop
    "What other planet features this?"
    eight and a half freaks nine

high-diving dogs a horse drunk
    and up his fetlock an American ace
    of big blue sawdust connects

radar lariats at the snap of bees jazzed
    off as mendacity by Jesus, Telemetry
    you really got me going!

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