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(preliminary transcription)

Please to be thanking for you

this person who transmission [is] pleasing

transfer of goods/services

into your benevolent selves.

We have come, gods be spoken

between packing and material (?)

no artificial combustibles

essential data well repeated.

Stocked in sensitized protection

beside the open door of personal house,

transmitted century-years waiting

[of] your private benefit riches.

Instructions included in solitary

tug (push?) format easy engulfed

simply put in calculation device

activate and rejoice.

Teach secrets of sweat corn

its growth and nutrition

rejoice within you our

untrammeled selves.




David C. Kopaska-Merkel has 1200+ published poems, short stories, etc. (since 1972). He won the Rhysling Award for best long poem in 2006 for a collaboration with Kendall Evans. His latest book is The Ambassador Takes One For The Team, a collection of speculative poetry. Blog at http://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/. @DavidKM on Twitter.
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