new zealand electronic poetry centre

 

Len Lye


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FISH GOD


THIS IS A FISH GOD THAT DOES NOT LIKE MEN. THE WOMEN IN A
VILLAGE PUT IT UP ON THE SHORE TO FRIGHTEN MEN IN CANOES IF THEY 
HAVE CAUGHT NO FISH. THE FISH GOD IS IN THE IDEA OF A ROOT OF 
FISHBONES AND SPIKEY FINS THAT CAN SINK CANOES.

 

Len Lye


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Last updated 22 August, 2001