Thursday, January 19, 2006

A martial arts studio's Opening Ceremony
made me think I needed one too.

Grand opening

Your invitation, written on the back of this
grocery receipt now snatched from my hands
(ink smearing) by a boat-tailed grackle whose
aerobatic stunts barrel-roll dive-bomb and
drop it, drifting like a leaf into your hands:

You are cordially invited to my Opening Ceremony
which will include demonstrations of form (please
bring your own crystal lattice/molecular array)
examples of powerfully-applied technique (cleaving
splintered wood together until it sprouts and flowers)
and a candle-lighting in which all who are so moved
can set themselves ablaze, become shooting stars,
let their sparks burn holes in old ideas.

Refreshments will be served.

1 comment:

Tanya said...

I'm coming! And I'll bring my crystal lattice as well as my friend, the grackle.