WE CAN'T EXPAND THE
FIELD BUT WE CAN
LESSEN THE FURROWS
Intimidating is it not to have to see
so far out ahead? Watch the distance.
Guard the land. My army wears a cloak
of one. There is nothing here coming at
all, and every warrior is in distress.
Down by Fulton Street, they are
sitting around to eat again. I know
them; they are not from here.
So many of them wear those clothes
like Dubuque : the funny and colorful
prints, the patterns with words and the
car-shows with Midwestern names.
Movies from five years back have a
way of showing up on their hats.