If there were anything
in the superiority of lord
of gentleman to dog
of dog to ort, of ort
to mote, of mote to…
Why always these assignations
of wrong names to wrong profiles?
Why’s everything beside, divided?
Why one obsession, two obsession,
three, four, why always going back
and wanting more?
Somebody says: We’re all in this together
and we board the lifeboats
in this order: first children, then poets,
then men and women fighting
it out-all our hearts stunned
and pinned like targets
over the hearts of all
men, women, every extant mammal,
moanworthies, all …
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