[like a moth]

[Bestiary]


[like a moth]

[Review]


[like a moth]

[Report]


[like a moth]

[Idiosyncratica]



[like a moth]

[Contact]


[like a moth]

[Note]


[like a moth]

[Cover]


[like a moth]

[Home]

 

The Transcendental Friend

 

 

 

Chapter 11

Tiny Animals


I have observed many tiny animals with great admiration, among which the flea is quite horrible, the gnat and the moth very beautiful; and with great satisfaction I have seen how flies and other little animals can walk attached to mirrors, upside down.
—Galileo Galilei


***



Sonnet 9

every instance

.................

.................

..................

..............

.........

oh trout

like

...

...

utensils

...

....

......




Sonnet 12

Crabbing

&

...........

..opaque

.........

shod

..

insects

.......

=Eye levels

.......

.......

Axes




KeySonnet 21

inch

.....

in

.

a double curve

............................

.

.

.............

...............

...........................

factors

an acre of / Blue sky

4-fur pail




Sonnet 22

poetry is like a

.............

puffin,

......... as trevor,

with quoins

.

Miles, (A

crumpled horn

..

..........

.....

Champion ate

..

my hamster




Sonnet 37

Biological inertia

Canes historical horses,

felix......................

............................

.....in other words......

............................

.........A will fit itself to a

........a to A (capital)

...........B (capital) to b

............Fires at Lincoln

's

neck/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

.................shape fold

.................................

.............around me, she




Sonnet 39

"ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny"

...

A, B, C, D

A', B', C', D'

A', B', C', D, or

A', B, C', D

'but it would never get'

A, A', B, B'

...

drosophila melanogaster

...

("the black-bellied moisture-lover")

...

...




Sonnet 40

chainmen would sing

..........................

as a bluet

lunges from dunk

..........................

called personal knowledge

........................

........................

clouds & blank

.......................

..........cuban dark rums

......................

occluded corpse comb

.......................




Sonnet 42

In the beginning

.......................

among genuine monsters

......

........

entry in which

..................

bracheopods on mopeds

sine b = constant tide

........................

........................

hands hot & moist

east of evesham

, ride




Sonnet 63

distal egrets

...............

aida in lansing

...............

nerts

..............

batter tollgates

tidings

..............

in an argot

.

argon or bardes!

.

'no robins are aigrettes'




Sonnet 70

Granaries

...............

..................

kid blankets

................

Minion

...............

...............

poles

...............

in the cake house

.

Arcturus, the

og





Tim Atkins

   

 

 

 


Issue No. 11 Copyright © 1999 The Transcendental Friend. All rights revert to the authors upon publication.