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..:: CONTENTS ::..
   Volume VI, Issue I

..:: POETRY ::..

..:: PROSE ::..
..:: OTHER ::..

..:: ETC ::..
   Contributor's Notes

..:: ARCHIVES ::..
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   Volume IV, Issue I
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   Volume V, Issue I
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from Myths and miscellany: Some instructions: VII: Nightmares revisited
Christopher Arigo


  New myths mean new monsters / new masters in a new medieval age /

icebergs calved from their frozen hearts


There is a machine called a republic that I can barely explain that eats work and / makes people suffer /


I scarcely understand


Are our bodies such defunct machines?


Mare: sea of threat / an incubus / a horse to carry you through the night.


Difficult to believe translates as dreams.


Haunted translates as at night.


[All italics are mine]




Dreams are machines / all omissions


Jokes are failed dreams / are mine


and space expands between sleeping and waking to accommodate them


and a machine loves you finally when it repeats one word over and over again enblued in its single burnished eye and again and again we are reminded of some half-forgotten myth


and machines have no loving grace / are unneutral


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