Aught, no. 8 (2002)


Shelly Reed

Mail Order Catalogue

Sea kelp  fig leaves
marrow  gender
cornsilk  and squid
Impotence  importance
black pearls  dried petals
Switzerland  bed linens
and new veins
Two for the price of one
Globes  fertility
futility  robes
and herbal remedies
Bottled sunlight  modems
paper bags  fingerprints
Prussians and poets
While supplies last

 

We Interrupt This Station

1. You
2. are a knockdowndragout  g o r g e o u s  GirlyGirl
3. who is WASTING
4. away on the stage in a half-empty auditorium
5. in a half-empty town
6. somewhere in the Midwest
7. a $$$million$$$ miles from
T I N S E L T O W N


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