8.28.2013

Drumbeats at the Precipice

You are the master
of your own fate, she quipped,
clearly a Believer.
But I wasn’t so sure,
what with that cosmic Hand
thrusting itself upon me
in unprecedented furor.
I mean, I always liked edgy,
but this kind of pushing
(rapidly, cryptically)
was really taking it way too far.
I replied No--
just a broken doll,
ain’t got no leverage against Sin.
Crickets.

Whatever this is, it was written with words from Timoteo’s Word List for the Real Toads, including: master, leverage, crickets, edgy, believe, precipice, thrust, cryptic, rapidly, drumbeat, and broken.

Which reminds me! Do you have your copy of Timo’s great book, Darwin’s Moon: A Memoir of Pain and Glory in Poetry and Prose? If not, you are really missing out on something special and you should remedy RIGHT NOW.