A person protests to fate:
“The things you have caused
me most to want
are those that furthest elude me.”
Fate is sympathetic.
To tie the shoes, button a shirt,
for only the very young,
the very old.
During the long middle:
|A Study in Perspective||Constance Merritt|
|Venetian Glass||Amy Lowell|
|Dolor of Autumn|
|A Dream of T'ien-mu Mountain||Li Po|
|At the Holiday Gas Station||John Lee Clark|
|My Father Remembers Blue Zebras|
|Before the Altar|