Let’s say you’re chewing gum
No, let’s say you read a poem called gum and
English doesn’t work the way you think
you fumble through consciousness
like it was an obstacle course
tangled in long sentences
knotted here in red
words heat up
flames appear
the story glows on
You can read the rest of this poem on the 1/14th Infantry’s website http://www.1-14th.com/Vietnam/Misc/AssumingBlue_3.html