Saturday, March 22, 2008
Ouija: A Saturday Poem
So I turned to a road atlas, in lieu of your
Vanilla limbs. My finger along interstates
Ran and I said, These are her veins.
In blue, lakes and rivers showed their wet
Spots and again, my fingers, searching,
Where is a park, where we can hide away?
I’m not familiar, I complained, and just then
I felt, Ouija-like, an assistance.
Here. Follow me, and
I followed, sleep-walking but never more
Awake. Here, further a bit.
You and I were in Green River.
I said I am a stranger here.
I asked, Those geese, are they always
No, you said.
Only when they are confused, or
© Ciprianowords Inc. 2008