If this were a Chinese poem.
Imaginary spiders drinking real tea.
Imaginary parrots drinking real milk.
A poem preferring maps to photographs.
This is not a diary, acrobat.
Stop looking for your name.
Someone thought this poem was a good idea.
Someone thought you were a good idea.
Published in Town issue 1, October 2009. Download the PDF broadside here.
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