Crackling Octopus
a found poem

source texts: online catalogs of U.S. Fireworks, Half Price Fireworks, and Phantom Fireworks (,,

Whirlwinds. Snakes. Dominators. Lost empire fountain. Neon crash fountain. Molten madness. Mammoth strobe. Mammoth brocade. Giant willow with color tips. American thunder cake. Haunted fish. Crackling dragon Z shape. Wave whistle. Clustering bee rocket. Total blast. The beast. Parachute battalion. Rainbow fire. Dragon tears fountain. Red wave silver pony. Green glitter with crackle. Crackling octopus. Howling wolf pack. Panoramic finale.

—Jessy Randall