The rumbling of the sump pump
made the sound "sump pump"
shingling and shangling
of a kind of runic sump pump
employed in creating
The shilly-shally of the some-thing -
a sump-pump or the silence
of the water that's left afterwards
If I were a sump pump
I'd finally be in demand in New York
How strange the flecks of mauve
the sump pump scattered
in the eaves of the sunset
Why do you look for God
in chunky forests,
when the very sump pump in your basement
was not arrayed as one of these?
I would rather
A contractor and a contract are one.
A contractor and a contract and a sump pump
could get the job done, if they wanted to.
The memory of the starlings in gunmetal gray feathers
speckled about with a kingly caution
reminded him of the Egyptian temple of Kansas,
a masonic lodge with a sump pump in the lower level.
If it were up to me, we would paint
the sump pumps of tomorrow
One sump pump don't stop no show.
One blackbird don't stop no show.
But a blackbird in a sump pump -
that'll stop a goddam show.
Kevin Varrone's BOX SCORE: An Autobiography of Zeroes - [I'll be delivering this talk in Ottawa, Kansas on Friday. In the meantime, I highly recommend Kevin's book; I've read it a dozen times now, and it has rew...
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