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June 30, 2017 / barton smock


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my most recent self done thing is {the boy who touched all the eggs}, here :

I mumble some poems from it, here:


and some poems, the length of which is telling:

[survived]      for Brian Dawson

I learn early on in the poem
that god can hear an insect
cry. how terrible.

there’s more-



someone’s been using my toothbrush. the neighbor’s baby is all stomach. dad is burying the leash of a balloon animal. the church has come out as being against my mom’s spacesuit. brother bows to loneliness like a rhino before a scarecrow. my toothbrush is blue. tell god we’re away.


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