There’s More to Anything


Here’s a little poem from the manuscript for Realms of Gold. See what you think. This photo is across the street from the Cable-Car Barn in San Francisco. What’s going on where you walk?
Near the Cable-Car Barn


Here is the godhead –
street people, dog shit, camellias,
parking meters, smell of home fries –
and me trotting freely in the street.
– and I thought it was just
the city.