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A Tonalist Poetry Feature

Tyrone Williams

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A
player to be named
later the history did it
                          did us in out of dick
bird copper envy
                          did us in in I I
capital trade-
dcapitated wise-
                           guys made head-
way with some tail-
                               wind spooked
                               air harp
blown like a save or
                                        plucked
                                        out of tin
iron yen Saud Asia
Minor
                                                              *    *   *
 Belaborated
                                                              *    *    *
Chicken is the game — the chicken is game
                                                              *    *    *
(aside) the book
            sotto voce
            screen-swept
Windows treatments broken

             vessel
             an an-
             eurysm
pre-empts the off-stage

              feed
              the dead
              link
dragged like a lake

              front A-
              dobe
              Reader
the talkies won’t sing

                                                                                        wing it


Tyrone Williams

Tyrone Williams

Tyrone Williams is the author of three books of poetry, c.c. (Krupskaya Books, 2002), On Spec (Omnidawn Publishing, 2008) and The Hero Project of the Century (The Backwaters Press, 2009).

 
 
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