James Reiss

Rookie - 0 Points (11 July 1941 - / New York City, New York)

James Reiss Poems

1. Cycle 4/2/2012
2. Squeezebox 4/2/2012
3. Brothers 4/2/2012
4. People In Sunlight 4/2/2012
5. The Blue Snow 4/2/2012
6. Crystal 4/2/2012
7. The Breathers 4/2/2012
8. My Daughters In New York 5/9/2012
9. ¿habla Usted Español? 4/2/2012
10. How Now Brown Cow 5/9/2012

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How Now Brown Cow

was what we said back in New Jersey
when it was cool to like Ike and skip school

though truthfully brown Jersey cows
were outnumbered by black-and-white Holsteins

north of Teaneck when whole milk said moo
to rickety slogans that skinny was chic.

Nah, the Garden State never kowtowed
to low fat before Twiggy got famous

& Secaucus's pig farms shut down so factory
outlets could oink where hogs used to stink.

Strip malls built on landfill had not yet replaced
the acres of undrained salt flats

that sprouted with cattails like wow. ...

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