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Queer People

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Queer people eat soup
with a spoon just as I do
and burn their mouths
if it is too hot.
I know a man who sits
in a swivel chair so when
his phone rings he can whirl
until it stops ringing
on the theory that bells
make him dizzy.

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Queer people eat soup
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Erebus Rising 4 (1971).
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bells / ​make him dizzy