Wednesday, May 27, 2015

What Do You Think!




What do you think!
He starts to plink –
the sky grows pink –

whatever flake
of flotsam floating
in the air takes
firmer form

and sings along!
How could that
be wrong?






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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Metaphysical Logistics of Considering a Photograph




The metaphysical logistics
of considering a photograph
are quizzical because you aren’t

looking at a living thing at all,
and yet it moves you, sometimes,
to the core, and you keep

wanting more, unless you don’t.
You could make further
observations but you won’t.






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Monday, May 25, 2015

Odd




“What’s odd,
if not a sin,
is you don’t know
you’re God,”

he said, and then
went back to what
he had been born
to do:

he played
his horn.







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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Born to be a King




With his impressive cranial configurations
and effusions coalescing to construe the bony
architecture of a crown, it’s not surprising

he believes that he is constitutionally bound
to royal destiny, and born to be a king. Indeed,
it’s hard to think of him of any other thing.









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