dVerse — Poetics — Ode to a Thesaurus

The trail drones on as bee until it stings me to a quiver Hermetic trills oneiric bells clamour-call to muse liver Emergent words select themselves, infuse with a honeyed click Surprised each time at ideal choice. I cackle until I hic A clever muse she daisy-chains the ponies in formation Umbrella chants while ponies dance…

dVerse — Poetics — Ode to Charles Fletcher Lummis

Charles Fletcher Lummis 1897 Are orphans worthy? If so, how much? To what purpose? Who is asking, and who is answering depends on so and thus. Yet there he was an orphan, determined to learn what was needed to earn his keep in a world where motherless children are too often kicked to the curb…