The ventriloquist's vines fled to an address on the floor of a cumulus pond. The forest formed gills. The tentacles muttered. Eat a bee. Try to project the tiniest s tar deep beneath this fence. The ravaged shadows repaired in the shade. The numb p anorama rewound.
About this poem
"I wanted to make a surrealist nature film about the interplay of elements. I w anted to listen in on the ways in which the air and the water might listen to each other."
About Eric Baus
Eric Baus is the author of "The Tranquilized Tongue" (City Lights Books, 2 014). He teaches at Regis University and lives in Denver.
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