Ben Gieske Poems
“nude Descending A Staircase”
____nothing glamorous, a lady
_____ walking down the stairs
______ what women do every day
_______ in any house
_________ no Jacob’s ladder
__________ this “angel” of flesh
___________ “gift” of God to males
_____________ Dare we think we’re so special?
______________ She’s the/
_______________ artist, the/
________________ teacher, the/
_________________ creator, the/
___________________ in our midst
____________________ May Spring time come
_____________________ for ...
borne spontaneously on the wings of surprise,
concepted momentaneously in a universe of seemliness,
quivers ‘twixt both recognition and an instantaneous demise,
beckons to be echoed in my consciousness,
or even bequeathed eternity by God’s uncreated devise.
rambling through the corridors of my creation,