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Bin Ramke



Blue Winged Scoliid or Polistes Metricus


the beautiful blue wasps of my childhood

slender wings the same substance as head

thorax     petiole       wing      sting


articulated bodies of polistes, vespidae

the articulation of my connection

             the worlds

the words          the little cells


their hotly constructed paper houses

in the dark hot corners of our houses


I know or have been told the texture of brain

is more like vapor than paper      imagine

such softness as hard thoughts fly through

waspish with sting and shine of hard

surface           hexagonal engineering




Devorah Baum

Sven Birkerts

A. C. Grayling

Ferris Jabr

Rebecca Priestley

David Toomey

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