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Jack Spicer - Thing Language

This ocean, humiliating in its disguises
Tougher than anything.
No one listens to poetry. The ocean
Does not mean to be listened to. A drop
Or crash of water. It means
Is bread and butter
Pepper and salt. The death
That young men hope for. Aimlessly
It pounds the shore. White and aimless signals. No
One listens to poetry.

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Poet: Jack Spicer
Poem: Thing Language
Poem of the Day: Aug 9 2014

Comment 276 of 276, added on March 4th, 2017 at 9:48 AM.

q7CPrO Thank you for sharing this fine write-up. Very interesting ideas! (as always, btw)

come here from Papua New Guinea
Comment 275 of 276, added on February 1st, 2017 at 2:51 AM.

xHo3Kt You have a number of truly of the essence in a row printed at this point. Excellent job and keep reorganization superb stuff.

Look At This from Korea, South
Comment 274 of 276, added on November 27th, 2016 at 12:21 AM.

mqsUbG I really liked your post.Much thanks again. Will read on

subanal from Portugal

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