adjectives, vomiting verbs, and the severed
of nouns who answered trumped up calls to plug
tides of pandemonium.
A few hours
of rain and signs of coyote, deer, bear and man
in the mud,
in the Paleolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age,
Anthropocene, as every
its own myth of reality.
So, when storms
should be thundering down, fields are almost
technological hurdles of sending humans
Mars are formidable,
has its eye on a mission to the
planet in the 2030s. Speaking
at a hearing the
old gods rose and
ran over pebbles,
detoured around obstinate boulders, puddled
for an era, or two;
then returned to friable earth.