through the -- glass
                  facing to the darkWest
plains of Oceania
b-u-l-g-i-n-g to the -- air
inland wind breeze
leaves l-e-a-n-i-n-g toward london
points -- of--light
                  degree -- by -- d-e-g-r-e-e
blink darkblink
                                     radio crackles
put my workcase in the closet
and fishout a curling bat and
                         an overcoat




apocryphaltext Vol. 2, Nos. 2 & 3

Zachary Scott Lawrence is a writer who teaches English and literacy skills. He lives in Kansas.

a poem by zachary scott lawrence