Umbrella’s lighter offshoot

Esther Greenleaf Murer

lives in Philadelphia. Her poetic self-education began in earnest around her 70th birthday; she has just turned 75.

Her work has appeared recently in Tilt-a-Whirl, Drunken Boat, and Unsplendid.

She was featured poet in the February 2010 issue of The Centrifugal Eye.

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Arrgh Poetica MMX (So there, Allen Ginsberg)

First thought, worst thought
second thought, fecund thought
third thought, blurred thought
fourth thought, sore thought
fifth thought, squiffed thought
sixth thought, mixed thought
seventh thought, leavened thought
eighth thought, late thought
ninth thought, blind thought
tenth thought, bent thought