Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

Special Effects

And the fireflies wheel lassos
around the castle
the pine-trees make
widescreen, the spaces of adjacent arch
and the indeterminacy of summer air
whispers Tuareg from its desert sojourn
joined dots of insects, a blanket
quilted on river’s edge
the resulting kaleidoscope might be
treacherous
might wage battles, the wingspans cannot fight
the intermittent moments
choose
the trout’s semi-circle ascent
gobble a flapping clock
the bite explodes the numbers
swallow time itself whole

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