Good Poet


.

a good poet is subversive
—not to the point of blood in the streets
………………………………………. necessarily

but to the point of burrowing beneath
his garden of conceits like an insistent vole
and killing those weeds at their roots

everyone in this way
can walk in a good poet’s
boots
.

by Jim Culleny
8/25/12

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