February 22, 2009

The Wanting to Write About Poem

became the problem, typing, with Poem
in my head, not wanting to write the poem but
capture the spirit of Poem unmediated
by genre or tricks of form

for example: weather—you win or lose

sometimes Poem doesn’t want to be written about;
she sneers and says “what have you done
for me lately?” and it’s true

why does Poem have to do all the giving?

so the other day I says to Poem I says
“Let’s you and me just take off—
Haida Gwaii or Barkerville—and just
you know, be together without,
you know,


1 comment:

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