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May 22, 2013

Visionary revisionary

http://www.jewishjournal.com/poetry/article/visionary_revisionary

saw it all in the mirror

of the chlorinated pool

world’s swimming under-painting

you in it

as moving

us,

future-to-past, a fugue;

if not

what you’d call

a God

then a name

a fear –

of being –

ordinary

Jake Marmer is a poet and performer. His debut collection, “Jazz Talmud,” was published by the Sheep Meadow Press earlier this year. For more information, see jakemarmer.wordpress.com

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