Daniel Nester

(29 February 1968 / Portsmouth, Virginia)

Late Anniversary Madrigal


May you find help from action figures I keep.
May you find them in the top drawer
And bring them out while you sleep
And I welcome darkness--
The flickering TV, helicopters
hopscotched overhead.

May these nightdolls help you,
When every questionnaire questions you,
When diagonal smoke
Mafficks treetops.
Use this antidote liberally.
May your walk to the F train be not alone.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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