Monday, December 29, 2008

below the clouds, above the sky

a herd of minor elephants
trumpets through the downstairs den-
no mist here, but echoes, faintly,
of a student learning scales.

the teacher arches backwards
in a forest green bolero vest,
adagio and graying:
the blurry mezzotint
of a lesson never mastered.

No comments:

Post a Comment