MY DRUG OF CHOICE IS THE MOON
MYDRUGOFCHOICE
 IS THE MOON LOLL IN TUB
FEEL  MOON  LIGHT AS I WRITE
I'D LIKE TO WRAP THE MOON IN PAPER OH
IS IT ALL ABOUT SEX OR IS THIS SOMETHING
ELSE A JAPANESE LANTERN ELSE MAYBE  MEDITATION
ABOUT THERE IS ONLY ONE THING IN THE WORLD THE MOON
THE MOO  N MOON EVEN THE SOUND IS THE ONLYSOUND THE WORDS
THE MOO  N LIKE A CROON LIKE A HOWL SWEET HOWL LIKE CRY NOT
CRYING   BUT CRYING OUT  LIKE SAND CRANES NO LIKE HOUNDS LIKE
 OWLS L  IKE MY SWEET COLLIE THE MOOOOOOOOON THE MOON MY DRUG OF
CHOICE  IS THE MOON IS THE MOON IS THE SWEET MOON HIGH AND FLAT
OR LOW  AND ROUND WHITE YELLOW OR ORANGE ON THE POLLUTED HORIZON
MAGIC  SO I RUSH  KIDS OUT  TO CAR DRIVE  OUT BY  RESERVOIR  WAIT
WATCH  WAIT FOR MOON TO BURST LIKE A BLADE OF LAMP AT EDGE OF THE
MOUNT  AIN MAKING US  NAUSEOUS WITH  BEAUTY WHAT A NIGHT THAT WAS
GIRLS  COMPLAINING WHAT WHAT  WHAT DO YOU WANT WHERE ARE WE GOING
I'M HU NGRY I HAVE SCHOOL WORK WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL GRANDMA YOU'RE
WEIRD  GRANDMA I'D RATHER  STAY  HOME THEN THE MOON THE MOON THE
MOON  NOW  THEY'RE SILENT AS PLANTS  AS  PLANETS  ABSORB EVERY
THING  SIT  IN BACK  SEAT  OF CAR LEANOVER SEAT INTO WINDOW
SUSPEN  DED MOTHS MOUTHS  EYES OPEN WE NEVER SAW IT BEFORE
MOON LI KE THAT LIKE AN  ENORMOUS SHOVEL BLADE OF LIGHT
COMING  OUT OF THE MOUNTAIN  INTO THE SKY SENDING A
RAZOR  EDGE LIGHT ALONG THE  RIDGE  BEFORE THAT
SWEET  SCOOP OF  LASER TONGUE INTO THE BLUE
BLACK SKY FLAT BEFORE  US IN A SHIFTING
 DESIGN  OF  IMPOSSIBLE BLUEBLACK
BRIGHT FOLLOWING  US ALL
THE  WAY  HOME
 SILENT

      Heywood Williams
      Fall 1995

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