But instruction in the science is easy*

Lip service

versus

yes I can see

your trouble with gravity

and what might I do

 

Woody Allen’s final inquiry in Manhattan

 

Why is life worth living?

 

“Tracy’s face”

was his line

 

Mine is

yours,

 

and preferably within earshot,

eyeline.

 

 

(from OR: A Literary Tabloid, Issue Nine, 2012)

 

*Title taken from the writings of Hippocrates.

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