Treasure Island

Louis McKee


Poems of Louis McKee

1. American Beauty 1/1/2004
2. Inevitable 1/1/2004
3. The Blackthorn 1/1/2004
4. The New Theory 1/1/2004
5. What Cowboys Know About Love 1/1/2004

Inevitable

Somewhere in Forster—was it Aspects of the Novel?—
there's something to the effect of,
How can I tell what I think till I see what I say?
I've always meant to check the quote, but I'm half afraid
it won't be there, or if it is, that I got it all wrong,
and I pretty much like it the way it is—
I pull it out and toss it onto the table like one of those
really brightly colored chips that only get thrown into the pot
after the hand has gotten out of control and someo

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