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BIRTHDAY UNDER THE BRIDGE

We shared cheap vodka, canned fish, and the tilt
By the gaze of a flash-light
In-between above and below
Where the speed -torn night
Shrouded concrete capillary shrinkage.
Wheels with(in) wheels.
Pieces of life sleeping
On the dendritic branches.
At twilight,
Road forked ahead-
With a taste of a wound dressing
Residue -negligent
Never heard of arthralgia or universal languor
Waifs mastering the art of time-wagering.


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ABOUT SILVER NITRATE, HAIR DYES, AND IMAGE FORMATION

The swollen legs in ballerina shoes
Were first to collide with
But her fingers were prompt and careful
That I almost had my new image
Etherized by the hypocrisy of the shop windows.
Long life the concave-convex mirrors!
  


Mark
11:50:37
Monday Nov 5 2018