Craig Kurtz lives at Twin Oaks Intentional Community where he has learned how to write poetry while simultaneously handcrafting hammocks. Recent work appears in Out of Our, Randomly Accessed Poetics, Penny Ante Feud, and others. His first record, The Philosophic Collage, 1981, was reissued by BDR in 2012. He has been a staff writer for Perfect Sound Forever since 2003.
to revoke ordinary time speed. Uncertain
procedure is destination w/o battery plunge.
Take primary route, try tangent minus all
containment. If it wriggles, don’t staple.
Teletype to instigate ancillary language.
Unmeasured observation corresponds
quickly w/ innominate sentience. Take
my pulse, it’s unconditional.
Teletype to contravene excessive
hebetude. Unrequired assembly to
divagate agenda recommended. If
it lurches, it’s time to listen.
Teletype to solicit ancillary
alacrity will coadjute with tangent
sentience, route included.
Teletype to remediate time speed.
Uncertain observation recommended.
Correspond my pulse w /innominate
agenda, don’t staple.