Thursday, May 5, 2011

Moby-Dick VIII: The Pulpit


Reverend Maple's Pulpit


Wet box trunk adrift*,
God's ship beats on, and on
amidst the great flood.

The pastor boards his
pulpit, pulling the rope up,
and begins to lisp...



Jessica, my wife, said that it would be cool to see more Haikus for every chapter.   So, I am putting in at least one Haiku for every chapter; then if I have time I will also be doing a poem in verse.   I am enjoying the process a lot.

*Greek Flood Myths: The Flood as retold by James Baldwin

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