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Say Tzara

04.09.18 Posted in today's words by

Steven Minchin’s most recent poem to appear here was “Incompatibility & Antibiotics Above the Equator” (June 2015)

Say Tzara
By Steven Minchin

Go ahead take a fake name
make yourself
be brilliant over what parents adhered
then die
and leave institutions to introduce
your work with explanations circling
around identity
so that we know your given name
you’re art
so we have to speak of you twice
and walk away wondering who
just dazzled
our eyes informed yet left alone to identify

One Response to “Say Tzara”

  1. Andrea Varga says:

    I have been wondering about the same regarding Samuel Rosenstock…

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