CONTENTS | POETRY

 

hello, sings the silver butler
ring the bell and take my order
callisthenic's common curtsy
unencumbered yellow jerseys
palisades which run on steam,
liquid gratitude unsettled
frozen copper-topped tea kettles,
crayon hair and almond eyes,
(jello clouds and whetted skies),
blue so bashful puppies daily
marbled layer tenements in dripping
convalescent taffy courts;
fractured contretemps in preening
suicidal shaving cream,
pleasant tulips swimming brightly
caterpillars on a feather
weathered wombats torn in passion
salty cancer on a stretcher
blocky nitrogen in tether...
holograms and halloweening
model streetcars serenading
richly castanets on rye.