Manufacturing Consent

some things are expected of me
all syllabi must be sent to Secretary X
for instance
by such and such a date
and sometimes I forget to send
and I am gently reminded
and still—let's say—I do not send
then maybe there is one last request
and even then maybe I am too busy….
—well, there is a point where they give up
—a point where they consent to live on
with an imperfect archive
maybe we shouldn't talk about it
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Joe Wenderoth

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Joe Wenderoth

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