From the River of News
The President and his opponent both speaking in Ohio—
Both, says the River of News, about the economy.
The Egyptian high court has liquidated their parliament.
In the Iroquois language Ohio means a good river.
Releases, reports. Revenue streams analyzed.
Car industry statements defend the three-crew workday,
Though the three-crew flow is hard on workers’ households.
In Mozambique, agribusiness has expanded irrigation.
In Russian, the word “liquidate” is especially sinister.
In Entertainment, here are last week’s highest grosses.
Tongues. Speeches and statements. Poems, reports, parleys.
An Egyptian says, this is the smoothest of military coups.
“We’d be outraged,” he says, “if we weren’t so exhausted.”
“Economy” comes from “household” in ancient Greek.
Etymologies. Global ecologies. Exponents, logarhithms.
The saying is, “Money talks” Our own high court has
Decreed that money, the great tributary, is speech itself.
In Mozambique, that massive diversion of the waters
Has done much harm to subsistence farmers, but Africa—
Africa can feed the world, says a corporate spokesman.