Burgess Needle Poems
|2.||Cobras Of Kali||2/12/2010|
|4.||My Brother Once Had A Job||10/26/2011|
|6.||My Future In Khatmandu||10/26/2011|
|7.||Request Of A Manchu King||10/26/2011|
|8.||Otzi: High Altitude Hunter||10/26/2011|
Otzi: High Altitude Hunter
OTZI: HIGH ALTITUDE HUNTER
[Ötzi, a 5300 year old Chalcolithic (Copper Age) Europeans mummy, was found by two German tourists on the slopes of the Italian alps on September 19,1991; the body was at first thought to be a modern corpse.]
Otzi’s been dead 5,300 years, but thawed only twenty.
Found on an Alpine slope, he lived
before countries, but after copper.
Did Merak and Dubhe still point to Polaris
when Otzi stared up seeking North
As they did the evening I shadowed
crowds across the mall at ...