For two months
I have not written
My voice, a low
like the rumble
of the millstone
which having nothing to grind
We Never Discuss Trapping Monkeys
You know how it’s done of course
with bottles and sugar. The monkey thrusts
in a paw and can’t extricate
his fist without giving up his bait
and won‘t. He’s captured thus.
But why should monkeys concern us?