Selected Poems

Hermaphropoetics (work in progress)

from Solitary Workwoman

Part 3: Fire Clay
from The Joe 82 Creation Poems

Selections from
I am the Babe of Joseph Stalin's Daughter

Not Be Essence That Cannot Be



                  Wild-Man & The Bad News Telegram


                                 life will take but a few
                  seconds/     have a drink of
                           black water
                                            dead meat dyed pink! 
               danger to Earth's inhabitants is feared! 

            in atmospheric chemistry where's the future?
                               peace is
                               propped
                               up on its
                               head

               suffocation is a mine disaster
               the     electric     chair     is     a

                           HOT SEAT

                   Atomic disaster is an
                   event       at Hiroshima
                   the     Black Death is a
                   shock to the human system
                   plague is jumping hot!
                   fire is burning Rome
                 0 BUBONIK PLAGUE          is not wonderful

                           Cyclone O
                           Storm O
                           Eruption O
                           Flood O
                           Fire O
                           Earthquake O
                           Epidemik O

                 land is devastated by lumbering industries
           & chronik killing/
    Savage burning
                    snails & slugs & moss animals &
                 lewd Aardvark, rhinos      & some Baboon
              polar bear/ all creatures with heads severed
          & oozing wave lengths of radiation

                                           moving 1 square
                                         foot.
                                           moving 1 square
                                         inch
                                           moving 1 square
                              tongue.
                in India & Kenya & U.S.A. & over the whole
     world's surface                 disaster.