new zealand electronic poetry centre
 

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The king of the birds

    
 
lived in a jar
broke the jar
went and lived in a house
 
got married
got more married
got lunch
got homesick for the jar
 
went off to a forest
of jars
came home from the forest
 
leaving on the horizon
a hundred houses
burning
 
 
 
 



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Last updated 10 May, 2006