Dog goD 8Hate
Dog goD 8Hate Poems
My Emily Dickson Encomium
SiR: the context is in the tone...
this train has that... a big... mEATy... ENGINE...
a 'fierce-throated beauty! ' and that can pull through
mordant trials, up tracks that contend sacred cast, and
with a string o' cars n' coaches, myriad in nature.
i like to see it lap the miles
and lick the valleys up
and stop to feed itself at tanks,
and then - prodigious - step
around a pile of mountains,
and supercilious peer
in shanties, by the sides of roads.
And then, a quarry pare
to fit its ribs
and crawl between
complaining all the ...
Netherworld drivel, delve to rescind,
quote thy heart's prominent notion
and seek your heinous quest; but...
know reality prevails and thy imagination
an adjunct feature to a sacrosanct
preeminence for all...all