Eyes rolled heavenward.
“Tremble, human, at greatness.
Fetch me nip mousies.”
(This is just to say that we apologize to William Carlos Willams…again.)
This is just to say
That some time in the night
When you were sleeping
Half asleep in mid slumber,
Just on the precipice of wakefulness and actual rest,
I threw up.
This is just to say that from your bed
Nestled in tired pillows, you may have heard me
Thought that your dreams had new sound effects,
But somehow you did not fully wake up.
In the morning as you stumble through the new darkness of a blown ceiling bulb,
That first step will be