Sunday, July 9, 2023

Old Encyclopedias

 They sat in stacks on a blanket, fifteen volumes with cracked leather spines, waiting for a new home.  Science has made great strides since the 1880s. Countries have come and gone. The pages are full of long-dead philosophers, military leaders, minor poets and very few women. The spines, jumbled out of order become a mysterious, surreal poem: 

Minnesota Opera

Brazen Circulating

First Born Grand Days

Strangulation Vegetable