Thursday, February 17, 2011

42 Days with Huck Finn 21.1:42


Ship Is Trim



Robot sets sail,
the ship is in her trim,*
sun beams light road.
Play Actors rehearse
Romeo(Juliet).
Juliet sounds like an ass.
Director screams,
"CUT, sound like "ROOO-MEEEEEE-OOO"
make love like a Parrot,
Dear."





*Shakespeare, William and Harry Levin. The Comedy of Errors. New York: Signet Classic, 2002. (Act IV. Scene I. Line 89)

**This poetic structure is based on Charles Bukowski's poem The Mockingbird of course there are a few variations to show my unique human voice, but overall the form is Mr. Bukowski's. 

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