Poetry Less Than Daily

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Sunday, July 17, 2005

Sandra Simonds

a sonnet called I've heard a lot of conflicting etymologies for "okay"
for tony robinson


ro killed (apo-

cryphal) or the christchild’s torn paw (Choctaw language)

your chrysanthemum zippo, your bodyweight in pearls and please

[ole correct, all aboard, all right, no use]: oil?

Earp’s torso in a corral of salt and goldfish

"It is no exaggeration to say that the reputation of the Royal Navy

is founded on British oak."


1. to aggressively court the generation X demographic. I fuck you.

2. ,and outright negative publicity

3. zero killed. all aboard. see the chirstchild’s mauve rib.

4. officially declared out of production by 1995

5. their slogan was “things are going to be OK”


At 11:27 AM, Blogger Jessie B said...

I really liked OK Soda.

Nice poem, too.


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