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Big Grey Balloon Things, Heavy

Poem written in 1973

into the elephant's ass
shoots the sun, well, not entirely
into the elephant's ass
shoots the sun, hardly halfway...

Books
Back to the Machinegun, Manuscripts Volume 1, 1959-1974 - pg. 179 - 2011

Magazines
New York Quarterly - No. 18 - 1976

Manuscripts
big grey balloon things, heavy - 1973 - carbon

Recordings
Underwater Poetry Festival CD - The Temple/Litmus - Buy the CD - 2007

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Alternate titles or versions, draft titles
Elephants In The Zoo

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