George

Music: Thomas Leixlip the Proud.
By Turlough O'Carolan. Sequenced by Barry Taylor.


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George is like an open, sunny field,
Exactly square, meticulously planted.
Okra, squash, asparagus, and such,
Rows of love and lust, but not too much:
George has everything he ever wanted,
Ecstatic in the fullness of his yield.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon





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