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Adrian Kien

(or, what Slim So&So said)

I have welcomed my profit
to the land so far
as a man
and his breeding stock can to
trounce bloodward the dollar and
throne it with wire

what the land giveth by my war
I taketh in my cave and let rain
accumulate this graph of pimple otter
texas toast and rabbit brush

O’star chart attack
of elements
            I, figure

the yonder township with reckon
wind’s pneumonia
of the goat

come extinct

cherub calf, you
will hold near ten gallons
of diesel in your Jerry
can cheeks