Bill Knott Poems

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1.
Death

2.
Escape Plan

I examine
my skin

searching for
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3.
Flashbacks

All it takes is Laura Riding's riding-
crop across my butt, and I'm off:
Git-up horsie she cries astride me as
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4.
Advice From The Experts

I lay down in the empty street and parked
My feet against the gutter's curb while from
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5.
Feeding The Sun

One day we notice that the sun
needs feeding. Immediately
a crash program begins: we fill rockets
with wheat, smoke-rings, razorblades, then,
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6.
Cemetery

Who whispers here is forgotten.

Saliva's emptiest fruit
adorns the stones,
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7.
Dearth Demise

Satiety help me I have inhabit
of this world. Extant upon its designs
to be more aimlessly fluttering at
the window, to shadow all the patterns
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8.
Fragments From The Beach

(Nonasyllabics)

In retrospect the tragic nature
of sea is a taste wept too daily,
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9.
An Instructor's Dream

Many decades after graduation
the students sneak back onto
the school-grounds at night
and within the pane-lit windows
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10.
(end) Of Summer (1966)

I'm tired of murdering children.
Once, long ago today, they wanted to live;
now I feel Vietnam the place
where rigor mortis is beginning to set-in upon me.
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