Tag Archives: Robert Balun

Life Machine

            after Christoph Schlingensief                         in a room full of glowing                         antique lamps                         you pulse             you pluck             a spectrum                         scatter it                         across me                                     like skin or a net                                     and cant an altar                                     of cumulus                         time’s patterned inertia—                         wrapped up in                         the organism … Continue reading

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Then

I say goodbye to everyone I have ever loved our iterations of light to crawl along the electric body prowl if I could I would offer you the culmination of my sirens to prove that this is what I have … Continue reading

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The Poem You Didn’t Write

            after Olena Kalytiak Davis I is not presumptuous enough to tell you what you did or didn’t do though the poem you didn’t write is crushed in salt glittered across the sidewalk like glass or dreams or prisms or crystals … Continue reading

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Blue Chiffon

            after “The Milk and Honey Route” time happens and we call it a narrative there are beginnings and endings but I can never tell when only after and even then these just melt into the next I can never pick … Continue reading

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Physics

as a piece of light observed I slip into wave split into two places at once things get difficult then I forget the rent forget your birthday try to remember luminosity and distance skip the parts with talking hear days … Continue reading

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Preface

o arbitrary persona you and me are nobody we get no time I can never remember the beginning suddenly just sitting in a room filled with sunlight where the living is off and I can tell this gets underwater though … Continue reading

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