From the collection published in 2018, Clean Canvas.
was so full
The movable parts
making up the fine machine in action striking again
atonal hard and unrhythmic dark
adagio pastel and soprano reason
the movement of the words through the air
like a watch with its back off and the gears turning
oscillating sparkle and shadow.
I was a spectator
I was hypnotized.
I did not listen.
When they put the contract before me
my signature bold in blue-black ink