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ISM ISMS

Heller Levinson*

 

 

communism capitalism socialism fAasCH-

ism schisms mysticism dogmatism romanticism trash

shamanism

populism

technologism

occidentalism

orientalism

ism isms jism isms productionism bash

-- do you bathe in your ism,

do you confide in your ism, rely on your ism, spy on

their ism while their ism decries your ism, have

you determined the ism of your ism, are you or anyone

you know a recipient of ismic welfare, at your

earliest convenience please get your ism a chest x-ray,

& when you dare, beyond the blind foreswear take

a moment & query your ism--

catholocism protestantism judaism islamism hinduism

gnosticism buddhism recidivism formalism surrealism

occultism protectionism liberalism parochialism ooh my

we've got us a systematism...

radicalism racism fanatacism isolationism syllogism

neologism parallelism conservativism slash

ism ism schism ism schismism is-m

commune with your ism commerce with your ism

eroticism lesbianism homosexualism heterosexualism

sodomism

alcoholism

consumerism

fetishism

ism ism ism too many isms

got those too many ism blues

gonna march on washington

with territorialism

with reactionism

protestin those anarchism anachronism industrialism

hypnotism isms

 

 

*2010 WOOD COIN: To Use or Not to Use Issue: levinson, “ISM ISMS”

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