Pound Palimpsest

And then went down to the ship. Then
became Men’s Rights Activists,
set queer keel to breakers,
then played the $1.5 billion powerball
27 times and lost, sat down
in a daze of tickets feeling numb-
ers falling around us, then got confused
about apostrophes, divots in green
earth filling with blood, then established
domains like “Circe.com” and “Odysseus.org”
fighting for words among cybersquatters, then
voted for Donald Trump, quoting erroneously
from the Constitution, “a man of no fortune…”
“And I stepped back” “ill-starred”
“Lie quiet Divus,” “I mean”…

So that:

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