Short Stuff by Douglas Gilbert, “Harangue”

Harangue

Wild dancer,
the merengue
butt of a joke, she
shakes her fertile
crescent idea
her hope moon
rising in cloudy wisps,
a meringue froth that
whisks away the doubts, for
she hears no harangue,
but whispers
of success

—Douglas Gilbert
Books by Douglas Gilbert

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