DK (11-22-1952 / Batavia, New York)


This word has
the specific gravity
of smoke.
Fragile as a doe, frail as
the dreams of a hummingbird,
keeping this word
on a page is a task
worthy of Sisyphus.

Sly, slippery, and cunning,
nailing mercury to a wall
is easier. So is making
a statue out of shadows.

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David this entire series of word explorations is so much fun to read. I won't annoy with comments on each but know I am reading and enjoying them all.