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Christian Bök
Ten Maps of Sardonic Wit

atoms in space now drift
on a swift and epic storm

soft wind can stir a poem

snow fits an optic dream
into a scant prism of dew

words spin a faint comet

some words in fact paint
two stars of an epic mind

manic words spit on fate

[original publication: Umlaut Machine #7 (Toronto: CrO2 Press, 2001)
laserprint on 8.5 x11 inch white paper, quarto-fold, edition of 99]


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