Michael Basinski

Insect Song Long

A nymph is the immature form of eremitic pollywog some invertebrates or insects that are absent of bones which undergoes gradual metamorphosis hemimetabolism before reaching for adult stage ellness. Unlike a typical ermine white limp larva, a nymph’s overall form already resembles that of the mature nipple insects. a rounded body and a long anaconda tail. While a nymph mouth moults it never enters a pupal state but the tongue is a moth upon my eyelash. The last I saw of her I sawed her in half before going blind I was a magician as a teenager witchin her face open cocoon eye that looked at me while we necked like swans she had two moons that I felt gently one at a time half at one time and some tail instead of my tongue, the final molt results nymphs undergo under multiple stages under the knife of development called instars in the heart you will hear hemiptera cicadas

Tox City, Where Do You Live?

The primary toxic principle, galitoxin, is Renoir of the resinoir class. Galitoxin Noir is found in all vegetative parts of the plant. ♪By the seeds. ♪By the seeds ♪By the beautiful seeds. In addition, a filmy group of intoxicants known as cardenolides may be responsible for digitalis like crossroads that cause or contribute to his death. No one would buy his soul in the woods It appears that the broad-leaved species produce cardiotoxic and GI effects while the narrow-leaved species are more commonly neurotoxic. Nuearotic Toxicity. Dosages of whorled milkweed as low as 0.1 %–0.5% of the boy’s body weight may cause toxicosis and, possibly, his milk by death. Cattle, sheep, and horses that are part mermaid or woman are most susceptible to falling Toxicity is not lost when the plant is hung over and dried. Split the ripe pod by placing the thumb along the seam increase pressure include profuse salivation, incoordination, violent seizures, bloating in ruminants and colic in the early night. Hold your horses full of sperm for a while in his fingerless hand and then passed it on to her in the church open handkerchief the door see all the people in my car early signs are followed by bradycardia or tachycardia, arrhythmias, hypotension and hypothermia. Death may occur from 1–3 days after ingestion. Drink Peptobismal. ♪By the seeds. ♪By the seeds

Woof Woof

Cicadas are also famous for their dreams of disappearing entirely for many years, hands enchanted and veiled only to reappear to force at a regular interval the teeth open the ocean gap There are some 3,000 cicada species, but only some share this behavior in sadness others are called summoned from prayer because they appear every year undressed in front of the mirror memory plays tricks on you The dog day cicada emerges each year in mid-summer like the Niagara River and the Niagara River gorge. Will eventually disappear worn away by time thin I gave all my old clothes to Am-Vets and none of your beeswax her about her oven. Wanes she sings as clear as her moon in full July on the Cayuga Creek shoreline a seam to the seashore fuckin shells everywhere and broken sleepless ghosts she sells. I am troubled in the night the dogs began to bark again,

Michael Basinski is the Curator of the Poetry Collection of the University Libraries, University at Buffalo. He performs his work as a solo poet and in ensemble with BuffFluxus. Among his recent books of poetry are Piglittuce (Propolis Press – 2013), Learning Poem About Learning About Being A Poet (Press Board Press – 2012) and Trailers (BlazeVox – 2011). His poems and other works have appeared in many magazines including Dandelion, BoxKite, Antennae, Open Letter, Deluxe Rubber Chicken, First Offense, Terrible Work, Kenning, Lungfull, Tinfish, Score, Unarmed, Rampike, House Organ, Ferrum Wheel, End Note, Ur Vox, Damn the Caesars, Pilot, 1913, Filling Station, fhole, Public Illumination, Eccolinguistics, Western Humanities Review, Big Bridge, Mimeo Mimeo, Nerve Lantern, Vanitas, Talisman, Yellow Field, Staging Ground, and Poetry. Recent visual opems (yes, opems) can be found in Word for/Word.
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