A collage poem from May, 2017, published in the collection Generous With the Details.
Please Let Me Look the Other Way
a strong feeling of relief
inside, closing of the eye of the imagination.
to know that it was there. But when no one was
where they belonged.
during which you turned yourself
one thing I can’t understand
exactly when the
things began to happen, a good percent
see that the full moon, and
began to run. There were the
had thought it best, to go, and I would not
to celebrate. In view of what at least could
enough of it understand the rest of the world
is a self-portrait an explanation
not to think of rejoicing