Poems

Alexander Borojevic: we burn the dictionary

we burn the dictionary   use my words like childish photography   place them high on your wall   and from the floor watch the characters collaborate expand like pregnant rays a billion lives in your periphery   building constellations for your roof frame   resist the urge to touch your favourite phrase   and in three hours my voice will carry through and immolate verb heavens around you   flaking in flames from the highest tree dropping remnants of new names   pick them up and make melodies from them experiment like its secret fold them through your hair…

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