Here in the capitol
of lowercase relations
your drink is holding
yard sales for you.
Among headstones is a table, a lock, a plate of cucumbers
and salamanders (which can be pickled), a bowl of raisins --
a handful -- skating the bowl's concavity,
If a condition of space
travel was one could nevermore return, how many
astronauts do you think
there'd have been?
More stars in lawschool than the cosmos.
Somewhere there's a story
of Indians singing
instead of pointing and laughing
when the Pilgrims came
and the Atlantic dropped off
into the earth's crust behind them. You see
pickles can't become cucumbers again. Everyone who died
drunk driving in World War II knows that.
ovens dream of one day being iceboxes,
and the ice cubes all know this
and it makes them sweat.