Peter Sacks

Peter Sacks Poems

1. Above The Fire 1/20/2003

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Above The Fire

Above the fire a man floats in a boat.

Above the fire a woman is devoured by a snake,

The leaves are yellow alongside & in the wake

the trunks & branches
mirror one another, black, rain-soaked.

And now he's old. He trails a hand until it snares
a leaf--saw-toothed.

Clouds break above the buildings
where there had been none.

The snake is old, its jaw completely
unhinged for the swallowing.

What now?

There was a continent.

Below, the last gods bum along with their last

no ...

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