Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 36 | December 2018 | We’ll Catch the Next One: Poetry D.A. Lucas

We’ll Catch the Next One: Poetry D.A. Lucas

We’ll Catch the Next One:

a ghost and a gun
meet again to talk
before catching their trains
away to some oblivion.

the gun cackles out the wide
open hole of its mouth
about power, responsibility, security-
then a couple asides about
propriety and tyranny

until spent, then
tucks its thoughts away
in the echoes of unloaded,
empty-shelled rhetoric.

the ghost just snickers in response,
about silence, karmic ash,
and about how uninterested it is
in anything anymore,
except its oneness
with nothin...

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