wash up

issue itching …muddy mouth
YOUR BOILING LEG a
floodsome bolus hocked
to the floor yr occulunit
tumboliente )distant greasy
dust( )I played the grunt
beside yr fork( misty
switching of your thighs
air left back
of ambient time or
drift habituation your
EGG EXPLODES an
uttered neck
troubles in the laundry

 

BIO

John M. Bennett has published, exhibited and performed his word art worldwide in thousands of publications and venues. He was editor and publisher of LOST AND FOUND TIMES (1975-2005), and is Curator of the Avant Writing Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries. Richard Kostelanetz has called him “the seminal American poet of my generation.” His work, publications, and papers are collected in several major institutions, including Washington University (St. Louis), SUNY Buffalo, The Ohio State University, The Museum of Modern Art, and other major libraries. His PhD (UCLA 1970) is in Latin American Literature.

 

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