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Ron Padgett - Ladies And Gentlemen In Outer Space

Here is my philosophy:
Everything changes (the word "everything"
has just changed as the
word "change" has: it now
means "no change") so
quickly that it literally surpasses my belief,
charges right past it
like some of the giant
ideas in this area.
I had no beginning and I shall have
no end: the beam of light
stretches out before and behind
and I cook the vegetables
for a few minutes only,
the fewer the better. Butter
and serve. Here is my
philosophy: butter and serve.

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Poet: Ron Padgett
Poem: Ladies And Gentlemen In Outer Space
Volume: New & Selected Poems, 1963-1992
Year: Published/Written in 1995
Poem of the Day: Dec 11 2005
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