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February 19, 2024

Get up to sit-up

By Wayne F. Burke

Get up to sit-up

6:08 AM bird peeps
from meadows of
fire --
a crow's lament --
six-inch nails
and crossbar,
get off of it
and backstroke --
croak, you frog
forever and anon
the quotidian nightmare
the brown chair
bubblegum cigars
the beautiful uselessness of
sun rise and
like a trust fund baby
among the stiffs,

Article © Wayne F. Burke. All rights reserved.
Published on 2020-01-13
Image(s) are public domain.
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