Summer 1980 • Vol. II No. 3 PoetryJuly 1, 1980 |

Out of Backwards Sidewise Towards Fromwards (An Attitudinizing Winter-Solstitially)

What with one thing's doing being another's undoing and all adding up to Universal Ing-Ing and while we cannot know all whereof is getting said about anyone by being as though abandoned could realize close up how being left, felt, it was disclosed to my Master in a moment of Supreme Vision with the late-Fall Sun just comeupfrombehind the hill into total cloudlessness to bathe through the window me with my typewriter all thus as though every detail had been arranged by prearrangement meaningfully in the sign of in the spirit of meaning-in-general (which is what?) or but seeing the other side of withinnesses of withinnesses me thus planning for sure to linger on through all the TEN DAMNEDEST WEEKS of this immediately coming year and maybe write some lines to match my outcry of those correspondingly TEN DAMNEDEST last year, Jan, Feb, to mid-March, getting all sorts of flotsam and jetsam and disjecta membra of Unfinished Biz slapped into shape for filing as planfully as a mourning dove

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