CONSTITUTION

 

make
it new
duh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INISHMORE / INDIANA
 

I dreamed I climbed Dun Aengus
its stones free-set two thousand years

ago and woke to the din of workers

building a Burger King
they’d just torn down

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RABELAISIAN
 

elephant
govern-
ment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Neely is the author of Beasts of the Hill and Dirty Bomb, both from Oberlin College Press. His awards include an NEA Poetry Fellowship, an Indiana Individual Artist grant, and the FIELD Poetry Prize. He teaches at Ball State University and at Ashland University’s low-residency MFA program.