I can’t stay awake
Lord don’t let me sleep

I mustn’t fall helpless
shut lids under wraps

In a world alee
not really happening

The wanton
ways of the night poacher

Who seeks
tusk and scrimshaw

At the cusp
where thought concedes

Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily
life is so surreal

Chagall 2018