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for this is so because

Maybe we’re mistaken about our political discourse.

Maybe the shout of half-truths is

Itself a deconstruction—

A mimicry

Of conversation.

Since we now listen with our eyes

To the form that

Comforts

Us

Most.

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Image Credit: Gertrude Stein Reading “If I Told Him”

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Written by kirkistan

October 8, 2012 at 5:00 am

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