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RIP Bill Knott

Postby Agnes » Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:13 pm

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/b ... knott.html

Bill may be gone, but his underwear will live forever in Gravity:


Gravity

This is an all poem. This is an every poem.
This is your neighbor's sister's boyfriend's cousin poem.
This is a starfish crunching under your foot poem.
This is a hot poem, a snot poem, a toenail fungus rot poem.
This is a gimme what you got poem.
This poem is wearing Bill Knott's underwear.
This is a tree falling on a bear shitting in the woods poem.
This is a spit in your eye, tie you up, and hang you out to dry poem.
This poem is digging your grave.
You'd open your fly for this poem. This is a trillion dollar deficit poem.
This poem is hungry.
This poem wishes you were an Oscar Mayer wiener.
This poem has determined you are ineligible for parole.
This is a go ahead and scream 'til you're blue in the face poem.
This poem can't hear you.
This poem is a wolf at the door.
This poem is cracked in three places, and it wants your guns.
This poem is a Tuskegee experiment.
This poem is your Home, Sweet Home, your Kit Kat, your black hole.
This a fill-in-the-blank poem.
This poem has a designated free speech zone, but it's closed for repairs.
This poem is a flame-shooting dragon wearing a crown of seven charred elves.
This is your O holy knight poem.
This poem killed Jesus.
This poem has scheduled you for a routine mammogram.
Stop resisting! This poem is gargling napalm.
This poem is red, white, and blue and smoking in the boys room.
God bless America. This poem is your mama.

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Re: RIP Bill Knott

Postby riverwriter » Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:58 pm

Rumours of his . . .

Intriguing, Agnes.

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Re: RIP Bill Knott

Postby Agnes » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:43 am



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