IN PRAISE OF PLASTIC PORK

[Loudon Wainwright III’s lost works]


Demystifications, or parallel universities
demonstrating new insights and a
shift of attention unheard of.
Beads of glass rolling down
and come together at the
spinal chord around the
middle: tell me, what’s
your idea of praise
and plastic pork?

In Chapel Hill they tore down
religious buildings, just to
super-circumcise rife
superstitions.

And for those who provided
that service, there’ll be
attention deficits and
honey-crusted, well
endowed ham
hazards.

This sea is silver ‘round every
rock obstructing the curse
of events. You were in
my course, weren’t
you? And what
did you value
the most –
the genius’
special
rates?

Some paradises lost in Milton’s
ogling. Still, many may be
regained by cigarette
paper, on which a
blow of mallet
ruefully satire
rises.

This is the soundtrack of
a splintered group
of late.


M.J.C.A. 11-04-2007