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The Author To His Body On Their Fifteenth Birthday, 29 Ii 80

<i>“There’s never a dull moment in the human body.” </i>
—The Insight Lady

Dear old equivocal and closest friend,
Grand Vizier to a weak bewildered king,
Now we approach The Ecclesiastean Age
Where the heart is like to go off inside your chest
Like a party favor, or the brain blow a fuse
And the comic-book light-bulb of Idea black out
Forever, the idiot balloon of speech

Go blank, and we shall know, if it be knowing,
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