Monday, October 5, 2009

Ambiguous Beginnings and Fumbles

Possible harmful items on the desk:

1. typewriter ribbon
2. glass in picture frame of Charlie Brown in Therapy
3. thumb tack
4. Oxford Book of American Poetry
5. blue scissors
6. many dried pens
7. The world almanac
8. the idea of stargazer lilies
9. the idea of mirrors
10. the idea of my stomach
11. my sleep-talking problem
12. ¾’s of a deck of cards
13. major policy failure for contemporary liberalism
14. the NY Times sports section (?!)
15. ambiguous beginnings of poems
16.  scent of October 5, 2009
17. fumble in the end zone
18. picture of cabbages
19. hint of man
20. hint of cigarette
21. I’ll have a cigarette
22. exact-o knife
23. crayons
24. cold black coffee
25. murmuring stomach
26. almost noon
27. papers with notes on them
28. cold/flu relief
29. thin typewriter keys
30. moody Pandora station

31. Dissected bird picture 

Thoughts on A Little Called Pauline

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