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May 26, 2016 / barton smock

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infant*cinema:

http://www.dinkpress.com/store/infant-cinema-by-barton-smock

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also, 20% off all print books at Lulu today with coupon code of MYSTORY20

(I don’t name these codes)

my most recent self-published is MOON tattoo, here:
http://www.lulu.com/shop/barton-smock/moon-tattoo/paperback/product-22634440.html

book preview on site is book entire.

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I am trying to keep it- the frail argument of my voice. I am trying to remember my brain. I approach it as a rerun of lightning in the scale of a prehistoric fish. still fin for a meaner time.

May 26, 2016 / barton smock

ally

the robotic jaw
lifting otherness
from a hole
in a body cast

no litter
of bewitched
kittens, no wild

crop
of soundlings
angry

at the wrong
life

May 26, 2016 / barton smock

come

I made
for a toy
car
a movie
screen

from a sheet
of aluminum
foil…

/ mother worked herself out of a straitjacket

she wanted
to paint

/ my stone-faced brother
had just been born
to mark
the cessation
of all

thunder

May 25, 2016 / barton smock

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15% off all Lulu print books today with coupon code of WORDY15

mine are here: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/acolyteroad

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poems, from:

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[wheelhouse vision]

the animals
out of earshot
come back
as phones.

you have a son
who like your father
holds a mirror
up

to some
nobody’s

paranoia, a daughter

who steps on crickets
as part
of god’s plan.

the wax baby
isn’t my thing
but appetite
is.

~
[acolyte vision]

the spider has seven legs no longer in the raccoon’s ear

god is from another planet

~
[outburst]

the abuse
continued
it was almost
slapstick

he looked
at a plate

clean, hell’s radar

~
[rescue]

sister
she yanked
her finger
from the dream
of a dollhouse
telescope
and went on
to preach

(Cain is a girl’s name)

death
it wants
your son
it wants
the patience
violence
has

~
[circles]

for Kazim Ali

two sons
share a pencil
then trade
ghost plate
for alien
stomach

May 25, 2016 / barton smock

tocsin

the singlemost mother has heard of a skin cream can turn one into darkness.

a bar of soap that reads palms…

on display for the poker face of birth, you are the vision footage dies for.

you have this father
leaves
no stone
unseen

this brother

haunted
by surplus
aftermath…

before it was an ear, it was where

she scrubbed

May 25, 2016 / barton smock

fish

memory
of god
make
no bones…

I thought
water
slept

/ a pair of handcuffs
from the mermaid’s
dream

this black tooth

my time
as a ghost

May 24, 2016 / barton smock

.where

tumblr:

https://www.tumblr.com/blog/bartondamiansmock

facebook writer page:

facebook friend page:

https://www.facebook.com/barton.smock

facebook page for infant cinema:

hellopoetry page:

http://hellopoetry.com/barton-d-smock/

wordpress blog:

https://kingsoftrain.wordpress.com/

goodreads author page:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5618361.Barton_Smock

lulu author spotlight page:

http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/acolyteroad

contact:

bartonsmock@yahoo.com / bartsmock@gmail.com

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