Steve Kowit


Steve Kowit Poems

1. Lurid Confessions 10/18/2016
2. Cutting Our Losses 10/18/2016
3. The Garden 10/18/2016
4. Fragment Of Ancient Skull 10/18/2016
5. Crossing The River 10/18/2016
6. Joy To The Fishes 10/18/2016
7. Last Will 10/18/2016
8. Some Clouds 1/13/2003
9. Notice 1/13/2003
10. The Grammar Lesson 1/13/2003

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The Grammar Lesson

A noun's a thing. A verb's the thing it does.
An adjective is what describes the noun.
In "The can of beets is filled with purple fuzz"

of and with are prepositions. The's
an article, a can's a noun,
a noun's a thing. A verb's the thing it does.

A can can roll - or not. What isn't was
or might be, might meaning not yet known.
"Our can of beets is filled with purple fuzz"

is present tense. While words like our and us
are pronouns - i.e. it is moldy, they are icky brown.
A noun's a thing; a verb's the thing it does.

Is is a helping verb. It ...

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