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Poetry: Now It:s Serious?

More poetry for your enjoyment. Below King Otho spins some words for us.

NOW IT:S SERIOUS?
by King Otho

The halls are filled with names of
winners
losers
champions
dead people
The trees calmly
EXIST
The mind reminds
of times in
-
the forest
-
clubhouse disasters
tornados of authority
Do
do words in order
actually
relate to each other
I began typing this poem
and the computer
auto-typed the rest
I read it briefly
and hit enter
to accept
Accept
accept
Is that spelled right?
Right click for a
list of suggestions
Hmmmm,
yes
it seems to be.
Doesnt look it though
One uh dem
weird words.
You know them
WEIRD words
i before e
except in
WEIRD WORDS
like in spanish
ASCIENDO
uh
yes, YES
A S C I E N D O
or did I mean
asiento?
-
The other one.

Oh lord,
I think you
for this bounty
of connections
I am received
In heaven
earth heaven
my mind
in real
always
now and
for real now

amen

buffallo1.jpgBorn out of the seedy underbelly of the poetry scene at the turn of the millennium – The Buffalo Poets, known for 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 many artists throughout America including, but not limited to: Roger Kenny aka King Otho, Noah Levin, David Acevedo, Kevin Callahan, James Honzik, Michael “Molotov” Franklin, Shakuhachi Jon, the jazz band Flip, Brian Kenny and the infamous activist Rafael Bueno.

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