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 ...
In Her Office
He slips into her office and
settles in a chair comfortably
while she cuddles the phone to her ear attentively.
Moments of revery - What kind of person could she be?
candy dish, dictionary, zip code book, letters ready to be mailed,
stapler, paper clips, note pad, files opened and empty spaces arranged across her desk