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For Katherine (2)

With all the authority of a mime sprinting to a parking meter
he exclaimed, “Two-ply is the greatest invention in human history!”
We didn’t know how to respond
but in thinking about it,
as one does, presented with a truth universally expounded even from
behind,

we gathered
back together,
seated outside the cafe while the sun
reared fluffy clouds skyward, and concluded for
posterity’s sake:
human rumps do prefer two-ply.

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