City of London


tea with milk the river ran

or coffee maybe at a pinch


slate-grey with scarlet trim


etc. the descriptive responses

of the think tank

precipitate a long roster

usually elided

for the capstone on the edifice we present

therefore I submit


on the face of new things altogether

winds bear new witness


but it is not a new thing

not at all to have this

Dr. Gachet defending

and diagnosing

Edgar Allan Poe

from the heights along a new river

perhaps not