Interrupted by my grandson with a telescope.
that never happened to many old men,
special, y'know, like
I am and something like
this happened only because
I exist as this child imagines I am.
I am useless, unless I am
yet, after all,
Good at games grand father who knows stars
and planets on planes intersecting our own.
_ I _ settle to see less sense intended than taken
as my reaction
results in a ripple
through time, to this place you imagine exists
as you read random lines
preforming perceptual preceptorial exploits
past all the battlefields imagined,
as legends go, we know the tropes,
all were digitized, the battles being refought result
in the same ever afters observers imagine.
No sane child can imagine studying war
no more moral interpretation
prepostper-full three decade dose of teleostic vision,
and unforgettable jingles
on the radio.
hit the road, Jack, jack of the lantern, lighter of lamps,
watcher in the night,
we have no need of warning,
we have drowned.
Goodnight Irene, goodnight
I'll see you in my dreams
------- farawayfaraway faraway
Sometimes I live in the country
Sometimes I live in town
Sometimes I have a great notion
To jump into the river and drown
see ya'round' sunshine.
Synchronicity of opportunity and poetic licentiousness.