Eulogy to the Boy-Girl-Car Years

As with the death
Of each age,
The rattle comes
Amid fire, dust, whipping of women-
Confusion abounds

And we find ourselves
Cuffed in, coddling,
Fawning over
Inert boxes

Rubble and Ersatz
Booster seats, shot through
With shattered screens.

About Benjamin Norris

Published writer of short stories, long stories, poems. Well received art critic and cultural commentator for Berlin magazines. Collaborator with operatic societies. Co-writer of fictional historic psycholinguistic journals. Lecturer of architecture and art history at a Budapest University. View all posts by Benjamin Norris

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