poetry by Eric Jennings

the lizard of Tarsus

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somewhat inspired by Jim Grimsley‘s play, The Lizard of Tarsus

there may still
be a lizard
beyond the pail
in the dark
beyond the…

(i’m not going
there again
anymore saith
the grim
hemophiliac
playwright)

J. never did
come back
to the fold
after all that
furor and frenzy

still
the peasants
wait
for his
second word

here’s a clue
for you all
the lizard was Paul

about the author

Eric Jennings

I am a poet, an invocateur, an acccidental yogi and dabbler in patamysticism which is the spiritual branch of pataphysics.

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poetry by Eric Jennings