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National Poetry Month: [Untitled Untangled]

Farewell poetry month! Till we meet again next year here is a poem to ponder by David Acevedo.

[Untitled Untangled]
By David Acevedo

Some second mother
man incarnate
karmic butcher

Timeless in space
earth any place
society sells

Accelerated technology
trigger biologic change
trans-manifest reality
clearly a screen
Accepted then ignored
to create separation
then synthesis and bio-triggers
raucous chaos
for a mere idea,
which we all are,
that moves
a waking nightmare

Infinity controlled
The chance taken away
How’d you learn to do it:
remembering to forget?


Born out of the seedy underbelly of the poetry scene at the turn of the millennium – The Buffalo Poets, known buffallo1.jpgfor their unique energy and wit, began hosting open readings as a direct reaction to Slam Poetics and cookie cutter style poets found in New York City.Hailing originally from New York City, the Buffalo are composed of four core members: Roger Kenny aka King Otho, Aaron Arnout, Noah Levin and David Acevedo. The Buffalo have many artists throughout America including, James Honzik, Michael Franklin, Kevin Callahan and the infamous activist Rafael Bueno.

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2 Responses to “National Poetry Month: [Untitled Untangled]”
  1. Nico Kyo says:

    I love that last line, “how’d you learn to do it: remembering to forget?”
    excellent!

  2. That is a reoccuring situation that I encounter. Remembrance and Forgetting are two major processes happening all over the world in and outside of people and cultures. History is spun off of a few major events where only the tools change- as a species we encounter the same obstacles repetedly and still find it difficult to overcome.
    I’m glad you like it!

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