my Parent / commerce Toils in his wars, by commerce ; For commerce ? first / is in my diocese, You represent the sacred person Sir, with a sparing hand, The merchants are rich enough ; to own their own / disgrace ; With worthy, and as worthy, words / I’ll set my whole estate.
Oddly—Edward’s afraid of Philip. when he turns His back, I will say it to his face, He is afraid ; He makes us all afraid. Here we stop, And wait for Philip. In the bright of this fatal day. I heard a blooming mortal dart near our person ; I heard a blooming Now hear its opposite ; defend ; Conveniences, and lean Policy a coward, in my reason when he turns His back, I will say it to his face, cut a path of Conscience then, if Conscience is his friend.
one man before another, a little creeping root a little to know that little to know that little Ambition. an endless moralist. here’s a story come into my head, one by one ; the wrong musicians entertain
the Earls of Warwickin ditches ?
Matthew Klane is co-editor at Flim Forum Press. His books include Canyons (w/ James Belflower, Flim Forum, 2016), Che (Stockport Flats, 2013), and B (Stockport Flats, 2008). An e-chapbook from Of the Day is online at Delete Press and an e-book My is online at Fence Digital. Other poems from Poetical Sketches were previously published online at Homonym. He currently lives and writes in Albany, NY, where he curates The REV Poetry Series and teaches at Russell Sage College.