Wednesday, July 11, 2018

ART VS BEING. by Jay Passer

The page is endless
While existence is not
Unless you count the perpetual
Slush pile of newborns

Try hard to frame
The moment in a scissor hold
Of fractious demands
Find yourself drowning

What the palette yearns for
Is noir conversation
Between the psyche doctor and
Caveman aesthetics

Jay Passer's work has appeared in print and online since 1988. He is the author of several chapbooks and has appeared in a bunch of anthologies. His latest collection, they lied to me when they said everything would be alright, from Pski's Porch, is available at Amazon. Passer lives and works in San Francisco, the city of his birth.

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