I’m a Guest at the Wedding of Horowitz’s; Farmers, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky—What They Didn’t Say; Balloon Man; Lakehurst; & Sunset
This Preparation of All Things Autumnal
Questions Directed Toward the Idea of Mary
Was it the voice you feared, or its shadow?
Did you long for His touch or was suffering enough for you
to know He was there?
Do you resent my juvenile hungers?
Do you wish for me the freedom
My father loved every kind of machinery,
relished bearings, splines, windings, and cogs,
loved the tolerances between moving parts
and the parts that moved the parts,
the many separate machines of machinery.
Loved the punch, the awl, the ratchet,