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Brenda Sieczkowski

                                                iv. birds

long lost         brass (h)      keys wobble off
into    interstitium

        Accusation:   bird brain

        Retort:         (f) you. my cerebellum (sagittal section)
                           lights up         electric tree in flower


Why did the 60s housewife dress her parrot as Liberace?
                        'ask · er


pot pot chee        my Carolina parakeet
        (d. 1904, Okeechobee, FL)
no more will eat         cocklebr      /      hny b’s      purloined yr nest
                O panic attack = shrike in the blood
pipes, beating         air


the trouble with
                        the trouble

Brenda Sieczkowski

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