loving without being vulnrabul Front Cover

Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9780889223721
Pages: 144
Pub. Date: January 1 1997
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.4375"
Rights: Available: WORLD
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loving without being vulnrabul

By bill bissett

Poems that tell stories on many different levels: through sound, visual images, political insights, non-narrative fusion and linguistic music.

accepting th radiant dances uv being

4 kleerances uv ko dependenseez n help

th selvs being plural storeez sound

vizual politikul non narrativ fuseyn

linguisteek mewsik letting go uv th

rashyunalizasyuns irrashyunalizaysyuns

blaming games they made me putting th

focus on wuns selvs irridescent tinkshurs

simultaneous shiftings th langwages 4

aims chill n th needs 4 health edukay

syun sochul programs n civil human rites

guaranteez 2 lift us n loving th reelee

nameless being within each diffrent n

same prson th lines defining n dissolving

th jade n gold fevr on th edg reseed

in th disapeering air mixes n arous

th senses th prfume hints n th tall

buildings tottr seegulls encirculing

th see fadid turquois wood frame hous

sew stung by salt spray th soul rocks

loving th nameless isnesses within

each prson being

“Anybody who’s never heard [bissett] really ought to, because you’ll never think of poetry the same way after you hear him.”
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