The excise blown

Today there were shootings
all over, all over and again.
Again more and more shootings.
It is a math grown silly
& pregnant with men
who, tomorrow, will venture
out more and more shooting
others and others like them.
Tomorrow there were shootings,
so I said to my wife whose brother
ventured out more and more
after the daylight taxes,
swinging his grief into darkening molasses.

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~ by Jeremy on April 15, 2010.

2 Responses to “The excise blown”

  1. Good use of repetition. It builds and echoes. Love the last jarring image. Thank you for sharing this.

  2. Thank you.

    –Jeremy

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