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A Poem Is Not A Carrot A poem is not a carrot::not, listen There is a poem inside the carrot Oranging, pulsing, planning to burst forth Hold it firm in your hand or::listen Put it to your ear::do not breathe See orange words coloring air::no, don‘t breathe What does a carrot need::becoming poem Your eyes watch::no, ears listen Earth mounds up, carrot rising::no, poem Birth, orange, bloody newness::baby poem There is a poem in the earth/hanging/dangling Grab hold by the root/earth/seed/green Grown in the clean dirt/fresh words/blossom There is a truth in this carrot::yes, truth/poem Here in a word, line, pathway::truth/home.


SPIRACLE JOURNAL Volume I Issue No. 1  

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