baling and reckonings (Ϙ: poem as lesion I)

By Theodoros Chiotis

 the poem off

                    er[̶[̶r̶]̶]̶s no

ex

    it

      it

ex

      is

ts

     as

             a map

of a specimen’s

                 mineralised

       structures

             an

               envoi of

melanin

   a corroded

   parallel a

      voice

             less

   dental

   non-

           sibilant

   fricative

 

the air directed alongside

the centre of the soft

palate                            now a                          ro

         ck   the  eyes of the Is

               puffy

from seawater a

 void di      ff      

            ract

                 ing in on

       it

self    the air    allowed to escape

through the mouth   &               wood slats

covered in moss now

           lining                the walls of      

                                                          second fl

                                                                          oor

                                                                          roo

ms         in properties

       with no ground

                              fl                                          oor.

The poem off

                     er[̶[̶r̶]̶]̶s no

ex

    it it

ex

    ists as      re

con

       struct

                    ed soft t

                  issue.

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