A n n e W a l d m a n : K e e p i n g T h e W o r l d S a f e F o r P o e t r y
N a p a l m H e a l t h S p a : R e p o r t 2 0 1 5 : S p e c i a l E d i t i o n
AMONG OTHER THINGS: the street where you live
for Anne Waldman
Among other things; of military importance;
maximum figure; among my scientific
acquaintances; came home from the bank within an hour;
don’t go backwards; concerning the talk with your brother;
no knowledge of literature; has done it and gone.
Too high; not low enough; in addition to the pictures;
often early to the office; against acknowledging it; more than
half his life; take some more time with the children; no
comparison between them; think it over before it’s too late;
regarding his spelling.
Through the church; maybe the same bishop; different
nevertheless; a few minutes before two o’clock; in my opinion;
a minimum of grammar; some fellow’s wife; neither forward
nor backwards; his own name as editor; the attempt
to ignore the woman.
Juniors and seniors; thank you just the same; take it off;
the following Monday morning; tomorrow being Christmas;
underneath the child’s bed; long division; because it was
behind me; singular or plural; beneath contempt.
Compare this operation with the other; some information
please; the two halves; exquisite taste; the third edition;
accepting non-union men; interesting advertisement; tomorrow
evening; he wasn’t himself; inquire within; most Christian
Of the average doctor; he can’t or won’t; said goodbye
towards morning; original manuscript; immediate operation;
knew the number; each railroad; at the office before nine;
besides Christianity; ignorant of grammar, moreover.
Unzipped her overcoat; the slender rubber hose; suffer the
consequence of bad decisions; armpits to ankles;
the double doors swing open; tropical air; gold
and silver cuff-links; absent spouses; at home in Patagonia;
lacks the facilities to which they’re accustomed.
Sarong-like skirt; hairy outgrowths; decorated them with
her nail polish; clogged vessels; flesh must move; wooden puppets;
no doubt you are curious; not in the least tacky; the oxygen
disappeared into her lungs; lapels of his coat; dog dung or
cured meat; no appetite for sleep; range of vision.
For during the night; below the picture; beneath his left eye;
as follows; aren’t acknowledging; we weren’t without water;
forgot my bank book; through the library; picture of President
Taft; made some inquiry into it; ate some sandwiches.
The other night watchman; your bird screamed overhead;
declined by half over the next year; Munich to Berlin; underlying
appearance; a slap in the face; as through a burning glass; on
account of its narrowness; snorting and frowning; glimpses
of drowning people; head full of earth.