The Ecphorizer

Poem
Andrea Fish

Issue #24 (August 1983)

Our hips meet with the uneven rhythm of the sea -
bounding forward and retreating -
I meet you
just-past-the-crest
of your thrust,
travel with you a second
then ebb away
curving and arching to accent the motion;
but, with the sea's syncopation,
still, in the mirror,
our smooth sand-colored curves
are shadowed like desert dunes;
our love, as unlikely as ocean in desert... 

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A. Fish

Andy Fish, our staff mascot, and others in his school is the name used when authors (usually one G. Towner) wish to cloak their identity as the writer of certain inappropriate fish stories. All of Andy's aliases are listed under Andy's name. Otherwise we'd run out of room in the Contributors list!




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Toward a New Metrology

Issue #24 (August 1983)

 Millihelen
The quantity of female beauty required to launch exactly one ship.
 Decigalahad
The amount of purity of heart that gives a person the strength of one
 Centilucan
The unit of military incompetence sufficient to order exactly six men to ride into the Valley of Death.
 Micropinckney
The unit of military incompetence sufficient to order exactly six men to ride into the Valley of Death.
 Decideluge
A universal flood that lasts four days and four nights.
Millireich
A totalitarian world order designed to endure for one year. 


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Andy Fish, our staff mascot, and others in his school is the name used when authors (usually one G. Towner) wish to cloak their identity as the writer of certain inappropriate fish stories. All of Andy's aliases are listed under Andy's name. Otherwise we'd run out of room in the Contributors list!




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