PERPENDICULAR 1: COGNITO
(or "Oh, Lucy, We'll Tell It More Than Slant"
with apologies to Wordsworth)
A.I.—she the—NO—she rolled with
Slumber had seemed : ( touch / motion) : —neither round rocks
Did no—a—of—has—hears in—AND
My human THING—earthly—she—nor earth's stones
Spirit fears : ( that—years—"now") : Sees diurnal. And
SEAL; — ; —could , [...] no [...] course : trees.
(...) (...) —not : force.
— . — . ( feel )
John Bradley lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where he studies twentieth-century American literature. He is currently finishing a dissertation on modernist and contemporary American poetry.