B & E

by James Sherry

Breaking and entering
into the paradise of me,
suffering in my domain,

reminding the preacher that
life built surplus energy
that founds
& causes warming.

Why do I want to sustain
that image, that paradise
of glass that poetry
lets pass into sand?

James Sherry

James Sherry is the author of too many books to list. This poem is an excerpt from his forthcoming book Selfie: Poetry & Environment
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