The Head of the Department

There are few
true verticals in nature,
said the painter.

He, a sullen administrator
who had swallowed
the painter whole.

Until I saw his painting
of birch trees–
and all was forgiven.

There are few
true verticals in nature.
Did you know?

2 responses to “The Head of the Department

  1. Melissa Shaw-Smith

    Good point–I guess we all express ourselves as best we can.

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