July 2004 / Volume Five / Issue Three / Online
Ray Cuernava

pale written scrolls of kingdom come
that opened up the mind
of the mob

imperial dominions that play baseball
and sing hallelujah

red paint on

the horizon that can be seen from a distance
in greece when prospero found his cell

and i sat drunk with an australian communist
blacked out

smoking a cigarette

dying of cancer

talking about how i thought america was a piece of