The Philadelphic Oracle

O America, Power of Powers,
Rich kid, high riser, crowd-pleaser,
Some in the crowd do not like you. The Towers
Now, the Harbor in December—
The fires of fall burn fierce! O Caesar,
Beware the months ending in “ember”!

October 1, 2001

(“The Philadelphic Oracle” appeared in the Fall/Winter 2005 issue of Ibbetson Street Press, Somerville MA.)

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Published on February 7, 2007 at 3:33 pm  Leave a Comment  

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