Monday, April 04, 2005

Mike Sammons

is catching up with us. Here is his first.

Gretchen At The Pool

Not even the sun itself knew how shining you were just then,
as we spoke briefly of Kant, Hume and Nietzche
and I told how the old fool went mad, in Turin,
kissing the mouth of some horse.
Then I kissed your mouth
and went a thousand times madder.
You smelled like the Fourth of July.

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