Firstly, we are only to repeat monotonously mimicking cynical observations
then, trembling fear despite the retraction of this apparent dilemma
the first floor flooded making a mockery of speech
comfortable in the middle of the madness it sank to the bottom
the ironic comment of a serious sleep the gentle call, submerged.
Phillip Lund's poetry and reviews appeared in several print journals in the 1990s. His poem "Figure Shift" will appear in a forthcoming issue of Cricket Online Review. He lives and writes in Saint Paul, Minnesota