climate is music that leads to a lake
a lake is a looking-glass
the resemblance should be measured
should be big enough so that there is shade
this is awkward and strange and yet
all the time it rests where it is
in excellent and slanting light
Source & Method
Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons (Claire Marie 1914); blackout/grayout.
Bob Lucky is the author of Ethiopian Time (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2014), Conversation Starters in a Language No One Speaks (SurVision Books, 2018), My Thology: Not Always True But Always Truth (Cyberwit, 2019), and the e-chapbook What I Say to You (proletaria.org, 2020).