Z-156: "Aristotle Taught Athens and the World..." A JFK Elegy

Author: Jamey Hecht
Book: Limousine, Midnight Blue

Aristotle taught Athens and the world about
the absolute up-and-down: the universe had
a highest point, and its roots were in the ground.
This is why the limousine has traction on the road;
why skirts and dresses keep the modesty of women;
why the shooters have to aim a little high,
so that the downward love of all things for the center
of the Earth will not destroy their aim this time,
whatever the math may be. And yet, some expedition
might find out that near the rising Sun, up is down: …more


No comments have been added yet.