another daydream

another daydream

Monday, March 12, 2018

Honor Mentionable


The role of honor
is clothes:
the justice’s robe,
the graduate’s gown.

What of the voice
less dressed
not to a wardrobe born,
or made?

What of questions
that pull on sleeves
like children pestering
to be seen?


The poem is also featured in this week's column of "Next Line, Please":