January 29, 2013

Do Not Disturb



If I am a traveler come
to wander the earth

if a scientist meant
to catalogue it all

if a butterfly born to taste
every flower’s nectar

If abundance
means this day

if I am the taster
swallowing some poison
meant for you

if a high powered microscope
to view things smaller than quarks

if a radio receiver built
to capture all the waves

if the woven blanket which
puffs the smoke-signaled message
from the sacred fires of ancient tribes

if a rocket ship of wonder meant
to visit every rock and star
in the milky way

if, after all, you would ask me
to interpret this hieroglyph

Rememberance

After an artifact of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum Before we left Oswiecim, went to work elsewhere for the devil, and we left you to ...