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Monthly Archives: November 2010

A poem of attraction with thanks to Calvino

The sea calls his love
by the name of grandchild
That makes him
A grandson to the moon
Inheritor of an ancestral gravitation
Toward her
His grandfather
A million times removed
Kept a respectable distance from
the carbon and gas and liquid
Compelled toward, instead -
An ineluctable bond
His grandfather
A thousand times removed
Swam to an amneotic sea
Incubating in currents
And millennia
His grandfather
A hundred times removed
Articulated out of [...]