Rae Armantrout, p.3


"Boy Wins Love With Tall Tale"

The fundamental
stuff of matter

is the Liar's

Mass is a function
of frequency

and frequency
is a matter

of counting up to what?


The celebrity spokesman
for 911

gives his name
to an emergency

operator who refuses
to believe

he's who he says he is.
An ironic


forms the centerpiece
of his new act.

We double back
to form thoughts.

"Umbilical Stump Still Pulses."