Friday, October 02, 2015

One Night in Carnak's Tabernacle - 1


One Night in Carnak's Tabernacle - 1

i.

Grim patriot city in the basement 
Of my dream.
Spooling out with your chutes of Subways

ii.

They have a new Poe statue in Boston.
He is not up on a pedestal. We'll it's modern times isn't it?
He looks like a muppet. It's come to this. Welcome back to frog ponderous.
At street level he can fulfill final purpose.
To have his picture taken with people just off a tourist trolley people who have heard of him.
And Edward Everett Hale, in peace, on his pedestal, in the Public Garden, chuckles to Poe's everlasting dread.





iii.
I came to the east
Where it was all blowing up
Clear and obvious
Going to New York
To experience the apocalypse
Told the little girl in creative writing
I got to go to the center of hell!
Go to the city ...



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