Poetry

Joe Dolce: Three Poems

Poetry Is Like Looking Poetry is like looking for a haystack in a needle. Joe Dolce _________________________________ Ag Argentum. Seventh metal of antiquity. Noble metal of alchemists. Represented by crescent moon. Less malleable than gold, high polish. Thirty pieces sold Jesus. Muhammad wore it on his little finger. Da Vinci, Durer and Raphael drew with it. Trembles in photographic film, x-rays, mirrors, bandages, dental amalgams, catheters, solder, infrared telescopes, reactor control rods, solar cells, flutes, trumpets. The greatest of all electrical conductors. Eatable flakes known as Vark. Too much taken internally produces argyria: blue skin. Kills bacteria in vitro. Three…

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