The World's Curves

The poet notices
the world’s curves.
The anti-poet is blind
to all but lines
missing out on
carousels at county fairs
and the roll of a foolish trout,
missing out on a
woman’s hips at dawn
and the tracks beneath
God’s wobbly train of justice.
 
 
 
 

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3 Comments

  1. Sam on September 17, 2015 at 5:02 pm

    Sweet Jesus, that’s good… In the words of Dan Allender, “Straight lines do not arouse.”

    • thebeautifuldue on September 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

      Thanks, Sam. I’ve had a few people tell me Allender and I could be twins separated at birth.

  2. agjorgenson on September 21, 2015 at 2:22 am

    “God’s wobbly train of justice.” I like that very much.

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