No poetry after he fails to find a way to say
the essence of you, finally, the thing
ness the actual thing that might actually be somehow
reduced call it an essence, a concentrate, concentrate!
A reduction, an absurd reduction the essence of you
in fact some fat some phosphorus mostly carbon
the spirit of you proof of what exactly?
Electric blinds. Perhaps so, if used
A womb of a room, false ceiling, panelling
in the richest of wooden veneers reproduced
here in more robust, synthetic form and the
model couple on the hotel television screen fixed
staring into an imaginary future of lost looks
and marital acrimony (suited polo shirts not guaranteeing
The living creatures lie, honest at last, naked
reduced to some solution, finally. No more