Thursday, February 23, 2006

I liked this one

from Poetry Daily the other day:

Results


1.

Click here to vote
on who's ripe
for a makeover

or takeover

in this series pilot

Votes are registered
at the server
and sent back

as results.



2

Click here to transform

oxidation
into digestion.

From this point on,
it's a lattice
of ends
disguised as means:

the strangler fig,

the anteater.



3

I've developed the ability
to revise
what I'm waiting for

so that letter
becomes dinner
gradually

while the contrapuntal
nodding
of the Chinese elm leaves

redistributes
ennui


Rae Armantrout
jubilat
Number 11

3 comments:

The Sublibrarian said...

Me, too.

And remember that she's reading at Open Books on 26 March at 3:30PM.

Peter said...

I'd love to go to the reading, but I think that's when D and I are in Spain.

Sam of the ten thousand things said...

What a poet. Armantrout has a gift. Thanks for posting.