Warning: Product Not as Pictured

A person placed precariously near to perfection is in peril of being plopped upon a pedestal of perception. Any person upon a pedestal risks the temptation to plunder by those whom it pleases to perceive pleasurable things. And that person perched up on a pedestal must be wary of posture, for any petty problem may…

Indifference is Bliss

Wake up, step outside. Your daily routine Just might make you die… Ignorance pervades Your Upper East Side. “Can’t I get some peace?” In periphery, A lit cigarette Sparks your tendency To tear down habits You know are unhealthy. “You lookin’ for death?” Walking down the street, You pass a breaking worker, Whom you can’t…

The Struggle is Over

Feet, legs, body, me — Criss-crossed, wrapped in the aged green grass Under the warm, familiar shade Of the old oak tree. Roots, stalk, petals, leaves — A bud I know from ages ago Bloomed one day — with my hand, but not my say; A rose on its own enjoys the breeze. Wind, hail,…