please tally
all the languages
in the world
sojourning linguists

at last count 7,117
are spoken

a ton
of different tongues
the # of poems

my hypothesis

to formulate
our thoughts
we grind & encase
our notions
like sausage inside
the skins of words

& inside
the skin of a poem
meaty &/or
plant based
words return
to thoughts unground

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I have one book of poetry published in Tucson by Moon Pony Press in 2009 titled, The Certainty of Looking Elsewhere. My poetry has been published in numerous small presses including: Dark Horse, Gargoyle, 6ix, Tor House Newsletter, The Moth & Zocalo Magazine.