Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Questions for John Keats, a Poet

Q. What did you eat the most as a child?

A. And lucent syrops, tinct with cinnamon.

Q. Can you explain the success of the religious right?

A. Fanatics have their dreams, wherewith they weave a paradise for a sect.

Q. Have you heard what's going on with the senate elections in Minnesota and Georgia?

A. Those green-robed senators of mighty woods, Tall oaks, branch-charmed by the earnest stars, Dream, and so dream all night without a stir.

Q. Have you heard of that great If Poetry Journal yet?

A. Hear ye not the hum Of mighty workings?

Q. Thank you very much for your time.

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