I AM THE FIGURATIVE CHRIST

by Joanna Gilman Hyde

The Tomato-coloured Couch 1:22pm

Dressed in My Silver Robe

I have Windexed My Dining Room

Table

to lay My Self out

drawn & quartered

for The Sake Of Humanity —

I was born out of Desolation, Depression

Death

to arrive at This Juncture

between the last Two Thousand Years

& the next