Issue 9: Horizontal vs. Vertical
A Publication of the USF MFA in Writing Program



Golden ratio—
            accumulation or
            growth
                        accretion of

            calcite; to
            calculate the
immac(awake in the dark

            )ulate

            —sea shell


writing construction fusion systematic marks are gone and gone the symmetry of folds

and inherent a symmetry1 in logorrhea like secretion on the page connect with syntax


the dots

            are
like letters in words;
micro(not seen, electrons
            bombard,
bounce back, and
                        affect
the examined: a
particle[ular]
            gaze)
scope


broadens
(e)
dots, bl-
            ips
fission, recursion:
sy[stems(roots
sprout: delicate
flesh)]


spiral
(inward, phi


[laws,
force,
prob
-ability fields{
flat, curving
with pendulum
predictability and
sine waves /like greetings/}
chance as
force]).


Streams
(dictionary and usage linked)
cut
slowly
(language distinct from thought, and thought above poetry –)
down.
“That is not what I meant at all. 

              That is not it, at all.”

 

 

 

 

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1  symmetry—My sister has symmetry on her forehead; screw holes the dark brown of scar tissue; her neck has a 4° list to the left, remnants of the angelic.

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