R.J. Bevans


Superior-Pedal - Poem by R.J. Bevans

at night without cars I ride my bike home
I pedal with blue fluidity
my knees calm,
legs benefit from
this gift of gentle patterns

I concentrate down the task:
avoiding glass the piss and the glass,
gently, the super-smooth circle,
the perpendicular tibia,
acuminating fibula,

the application of perfect pedalling;
foot feet ankle shins
thigh thigh thigh thigh-
with navy slacks
the right foot
tucked into my new tube sock,

the ugly and practical trend.-
I ignore this crude break in illusion

superior-pedal again

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  • (5/22/2005 9:01:00 AM)

    I don't understand everything you say in this poem - 'I navy slacks, ' the tube sock trend - but I do like parts of it though, especially at the beginning - blue fluidity - nice. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 22, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, June 18, 2007


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