Wednesday, May 16, 2012

A Short Panegyric...

A Short Panegyric by Mark Strand

Now that the vegetarian nightmare is over and we are back to
Our diet of meat and deep in the sway of our dark and beauty-
ful habits and able to speak with calm of having survived, let
the breeze of the future touch and retouch our large and hun-
gering bodies.  Let us march to market to embrace the butcher
and put the year of the carrot, the month of the onion behind
us, let us worship again the roast or the stew that takes it’s place once
again at the sacred center of the dining room table.