The Grave of the Great Alley of Clarity Cats is an anthology of poetry written by Mike Giardina, originally prepared as a thesis in creative writing, at the University of California, Davis. Please enjoy these experiments in abstract, postmodern poetry.

We have been meeting years

it is time to come into a matter of metal a moment stale and worn and fat from the premature combustion of feet dry combustibles grass-roots killing fields human race claim praise pancakes floundering in astonishment at gasoline bombs and the execution of the machines modified form perched and falling like a dead parakeet and melting away any attic wrongfully abstracted for the funeral that meets beyond the melting snow near the brilliant shower of sparks from the cougars premature combustion and gasoline guzzling confrontations of the abortion train suffering the complexion of American author’s premature combustion of action moldering out moves in the milky way of modesty forlorn at the shape of a moist cloud’s infamous chill

This poem originally appeared in The Grave of the Great Alley of Clarity Cats, an anthology of poetry written by Mike Giardina. The complete the anthology is available below:

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