Rosmarie Waldrop Poems

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1.
Shorter American Memory of the Declaration of Independence

We holler these trysts to be self-exiled that all manatees are credited equi-distant, that they are endured by their Creditor with cervical unanswerable rims. that among these are lightning, lice, and the pushcart of harakiri.
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2.
Like Holderlin

got up early
left the house immediately
tore out grass
bits of leather in his pockets
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3.
Representation

I have no conscience because I
always chew my pencil. Can we say
white paper
with black lines on it
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4.
The Round World

nature's inside, says Cézanne and
frightening
I do not like the fleshy
echo
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5.
The Senses Barely or The Necessities of Life

for Sophie Hawkes
I (Weapons)

doubled corners
of the situation
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6.
PRE + CON or POSITIONS + JUNCTIONS (6)

If a bird if
up into the air
if cold if
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7.
PRE + CON or POSITIONS + JUNCTIONS (1)

The sun's light and
is compounded
and lovers and
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8.
PRE + CON or POSITIONS + JUNCTIONS (2)

Of bodies
of various
sizes of
vibrations
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9.
PRE + CON or POSITIONS + JUNCTIONS (5)

And possibly color is
divided
into the octave
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10.
PRE + CON or POSITIONS + JUNCTIONS (8)

Vibrations that beat
and dash at the eye
at adhere
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