cemetery of other men’s bastards let
wane and peter out
because I am jealous of the Muse’s fornications
and over timid to be a cuckold!


Meanwhile you
have raised a sufficient family of versicles;
like you in the main.

Basil Bunting, On Reading X’s collected works



Sally Gall, Quadrant.



David Burdeney, Mercator’s Projection



Mike Smith, Gray, Tennessee