The woodpecker

must remember this

i tell me, self

woodpecker

woodpecker

magnificence

 

compact

heavy

hammer head, power

drill

 

a bird

just a bird, but cardinal red, up where it matters, the head

and thwack thwack thwack thwack

what is this shit

this human

shit

this politics

those slick angry dicks

what are we

shit

human

shit

compared to a woodpecker

 

compact

hammer

and head

and red

easy

classy red

 

jesus

a woodpecker

 

remember this

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5 comments

  1. dig the urgency.

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  4. Came back to read this again. I read anger. But probably because I’m angry. Great piece Andrew. Again. πŸ™‚

    1. Dolce: thanks. Anger, yes. That we are not governed by woodpeckers. But that’s pretty existential. Otherwise amazement at the fact of a woodpecker. πŸ™‚

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