Linguistics

by Tan Lin

Read by Emma Rye

Oh: I am analytic &
0-1 in a given
region (unloved/
labial) and such
unlikeness in a most
minor foot
: signs suggest
: an ampersand.
To be old is
to be ode.
To be
qualified
is a stipulation
: a slope on the sycamore
: a day when
pancakes
are the middle
of a week.
Ode to weakness, whatever I am:
the situation inside
the marriage
(phonetic notation).
(situation) to the rodeo.
The fleece demeans
the contribution.
Pajamas.
It would be impractical
(lateral tap) to explain
impoverished speakers.
In English:
to pronounce sounds.
I care if I am kissed.
My father came back floral
(Augmentations in Audio)
and floral is a door.
Oh: middle low
IPA key.
Rhyme the half long
phones. Oh half
in the past.
Oh. And
again. Oh.