A 50-foot tall Marine Corps drill instructor
is hovering over America's cities
A plump pink Russian emerges from a bath
and sews himself some new clothing
Our bodies, receptors for art
or a state-of-the-art recycling facility
"You are blocking traffic," the trooper told him
"We are traffic," he replied
I'm wearing a mail shirt because
I'm delivering a message today
People sleeping with soggy, shredded newspapers,
we are enclosed
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.
-- Mark Twain, "Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar"
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