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-Woman And The Device Of Mangling


                                  leaving behind
                         the animals         breakdown of
           the beginning     the judgement of separation
                        until the death &
       sacrifice.     the

                      cuts of Rolled Iron and
                              Steel Products the
                              chemicals &
                              Power Machinery
                              metallurgy       the lunatik
               National Anthem   forces .  anathema

                                          slow sigh
                                    hiss   .   slooc   .   soo   .
                              gsp.

                                 I fix my attention on
              A skeleton    reconciliation between particles &
  ME                I suggest the
                    value of
                    weakness          to go to bed
                                      without undressing 
                                      and move the lever 
                                      deal in cattle
              whisk    away     the
                    human form           I Am A Wonder Worker 
                                      I glance at others' eyes 
                                   I appear with wings and
                               a striking-fast switch
                            blade

                                          I smash
          obstructions
                              I cause acid to eat any
                    sort of hope
                                        I dry up
                                   the wetness of plants
                             I hold a device
                        and . mangle
                 it is the day of . derision