Friday
Jun012018

Heraclitus's Lesson

Dylon Jones


 

you cannot walk into a river / twice it's not the same / river you're not the same / person anymore not / the birdmouth making poems / from dead twigs dead / things you cannot save / the river from moving / it's not a river / if it's still / even if it wants to be / still it's not / the same as when / I watched you / like you watch a security tape / looking for the crime / which is of course / the only interesting part / of me is happy / to see you again / with your new long beard / but part of me / I know only / as I wade through sleep / still rolls the footage / I recorded with eye / & adrenaline / from under my blanket / as your blue / boxers fell / like a season / & your laptop lit your cock / a rung on a ladder / I couldn't reach / you on your last / brief / visit couldn't reach / you through the talk / of too long & weather / & whatever you cannot / walk into a river twice / you're not the same person / I'm not the same / river.