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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...


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

Magazines and periodicals

New York Quarterly - No. 18 - 1976


- 1973 - carbon


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

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Elephants In The Zoo

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