Dailies 7/1/17: renaming the planets, graveyard shift, excavate, his picture

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Bill Glose – Renaming the Planets

Backs on pier’s cool planks, fingers
intertwined, my girlfriend and I
gaze into forever as comets

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Gary Glauber – Graveyard Shift

The vagrant tree sprite
meets the head misfit
far along aisle five,
next to a pyramid of cereal boxes

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J.P. Grasser – excavate

like wild and open water didn’t they balance
the megalithic cairns the dolmens the menhirs
didn’t your stones pierce each lancet of light
cast into darkness the frozen sea of the heart
land the flat waters of the platte before even

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John Donne – Elegy V: His Picture

Here take my picture; though I bid farewell
Thine, in my heart, where my soul dwells, shall dwell.
’Tis like me now, but I dead, ’twill be more
When we are shadows both, than ‘twas before.

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