Lawrence Joseph

(1948 / Detroit, Michigan)

Lawrence Joseph Poems

1. It's Not Me Shouting At No One 4/7/2016
2. On Peripheries of the Imperium 12/21/2016
3. On Utopia Parkway 12/21/2016

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On Peripheries of the Imperium


Eye of the hurricane the Battery, the Hudson
breached, millions of gallons of it
north on West Street filling Brooklyn-Battery
Tunnel, overflowing into the World Trade Center site,
East River, six-to-eight-foot wall of water on South,
Front, Water, John, Fulton, Pearl,
Brooklyn Bridge's woven cables lifted delicately
in hurricane sky.


Perhaps I make too much of it, that time,
Eldon Axle, brake plates dipped
in some sort of liquid to protect them from
dust, dirt, metal chips the grinding caused —
that time, night shift, ...

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