Issue 6: Dialectic vs Antinomy
A Publication of the USF MFA in Writing Program

It Was a Mild Form

Robin Demers

 
 
It was a mild form of   
something that took me  
on a fast walk  
 
And all flesh perished that moved upon the earth  
red rose squatted in its glass  
a ficus outside the window shook  
in the winter storm  
let me begin again  
 
with a pathological humor  
did you say Die?  
 
let me start over  
the mild took us  
for a walk in the fast rain  
 
Perish moves the earth uponů  
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