Metaphysics in 20th Century America

 

Acceleration

peddle to the floor

speed

tightening of the juicy parts between

long hard open road.

 

Astral projection

that drags

body and whole

along a black strip

point A to point B.

 

If we can’t take our balls

we’re not even going

to prey.

 

first published in Living With a Stranger: self portrait, 1993.

 

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About johnsmithiiimxiii

John Smith, IIMXIII is the avatar of an award winning poet, artist, etc. who still lives in the Palouse country of the Pacific NW. He has not received much notice with his prose . . . but as his avatar, I hope that he keeps plugging along.

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