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Simplify Infinity


Rain slaughters the balcony

I’m invisible


Flowers blown off red skeletons

I’m describing my death


My mother tells me come inside

But there’s nothing inside worth imagining


It’s all outside

Starlings in confusion


Where the body is purified by danger



July 14, 2001



[“Simplify Infinity” in Choose, Selected Poems of Michael Rothenberg, Big Bridge Press, 2009, originally appeared in a chapbook, Monk Daddy, Blue Press, 2003. Reprinted with permission of the author. Originally published in NHS 2010, http://www.poetspath.com/napalm/nhs10/index.html.]