Dust blown to drifts. Gulls flown too far from the
coast. Extinct words include “skelf” (a giant snow-
flake) and “purfle” (a fabric’s edge). Planet Earth
contains more fake than real flamingos. People in
Holland spend their tulip bulbs like cash. “When I
put down a green, it doesn’t mean grass; and when
I put down a blue, it doesn’t mean the sky” - Henri
Matisse. A few words with time inside: sentiment
centimeter, multimedia. Belgium’s new museum of
strawberries sells jam. According to Yale Scientific,
even humans with wings couldn’t fly. “We choose
to go to the moon and do the other things …” Are
there still more tigers in the wild than kept as pets?
Didn’t polar bears have translucent fur, not white?
Has this world always seemed so insufferable? Why
can’t this word mean a world incapable of suffering?
The newest cell phone is an indestructible cupcake.
Tourists can visit the factory where they will make
any sense. Like mountains that make their own
weather. Like a touch can make its own language.