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30 TATTOOS FOR THE MOTHERLAND Wanjohi wa Makokha A river duck's eye I ask you to use, to behold the beauty of others here... And see me And see me as a pink bird singing of lyrics of those who seek art in warfare. And, As confusion arises from reason overthrown, I vote dreams, me (I scream) I believe dreams exist that regulate or pink, human destiny, yes (I screech) I believe dreams exist that activate even kismets of states, yes (We ululate) I believe dreams exist that activate artful liberations too...Pinkish. (We ululate) . . . A river duck's eye I ask you to use, to behold the beauty of others here... And see me And see me as pink birds singing of lyrics of those who seek art in warfare: Yes, birds of alacrity Exchanging their fare of artware with artful acts of unpink fantasy, come on! Exchanging...their pinkish exhibitions for heinous roadside brutality, come on! Birds exchanging old art with new jokes reinforced by pinkish AK 47s and so on. And so forth. Exchanging.Their.Identity.With pinklessnness.Of artful rebellions. 31 . . . II: I am the pink bird singing of those with lives in love with mother earth, none is like them, so Secrets exist, in nature green well like acts of ants and their anthills (bangbang pinky pink) So too do secrets exist, in actions of all artists of revolutions, yes (bang heads like Israelis) Whether those whose beards Wanjohi wears or newer ones, yes (bang head on Berlin wall) or those who quit their profession in the galleries of reality now... (Let’s be green Ramallah) . . . I am the pink bird singing of those with lives in love with mother earth, none is like them, and One can in menstruation Alpha Centauri see as pink sunset, they say (I am silent potent Asia) just as one sees blood of pinkish girls marking our road blocks today. (You are silent America) One can surely find life near massive black holes at the pinkish center (We are silent Sh! Africa) of our political galaxy only if we trust: physics of poetry, or vice versa. (Space is silent. Let's vote.) ...

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ISBN
9780797496989
Related ISBN
9780797486164
MARC Record
OCLC
1056749179
Pages
300
Launched on MUSE
2018-10-14
Language
English
Open Access
No
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