Bernard Gieske, US
Willie, A Wee
Willie, a wee
wizard, watches the world-wide windows, wonders, and worries. He
wonders what the white witches will want. He wants what the
witches want. He wonders what the wise wizards want. He wants
what wise wizards want.
who will want wooden wagons.
Who wants watches, wheat, and wages.
What the women want.
Which way the wisteria will wind.
Where the wolverines will wander in the wilderness
Why wimples wilt
Why the weeping willow weeps
Where the wisest will winter
Witch Doctors, witchcraft, wish-bones, wasps, weasels,
warthogs worry Willie to weariness.
Willie wonders about the warthog with warts
the widow wearing white
Why the wombat waddles
and the washer-woman whittles widgets
Why the white whale wallows walloping in the water
Which witches are wise and which are wacky
Why the world whirls
Why the whippoorwill whimpers
Watches whirligigs, and whirlpools, whirlwinds, whirlybirds,
wheel-work, wheel-men, wheel chairs,
Why the wheel whines
Why the western winds
Who is west-bound
Why whale bones wallow in the wishy-washy waters
Why white witches weave a web of willows and wisteria.
Willie wears whiskers, whispers and wishes there was no w.
sketchbook, March / April 30, 2012
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