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Hello, Ceiling

A Poem

Up here we are so close to it
The hanging light fixture’s wiring seems faulty
That old dull rubbery black tape uncurling
Electricity c’est ne pas important
You say,
I want to read Moliere with you.
A peace conference unfolds in Lake Geneva
And we’re going backwards now
Rewinding in underwear
In a film they say in reverse
But we’re moving forward
We’re not going backwards
In the backwards sense
We’re unwinding like two dangly…



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