Easter, Two Poems
black north came.
solution is exit
square black north came
ahead and plotted to leave.
black north sat on the black hill.
It kept tabs
on the population
the statistics to letters in the Bible
history to the tides.
payouts regularly at the tills
the big one,
the big statistic, the enormous
wave, the final solution, the end of the universe
would be free, they said.
and eat it
like a sacrament
would feed Ethiopia and share their clothes
would read their signs and get their signifiers right
They would fly. They would travel electric, they would travel dangerously.
would turn off their square black north
would say they knew all the time
had just been