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Ars Poetica


The goose that laid the golden egg

Died looking up its crotch

To find out how its sphincter worked.


Would you lay well?  Don't watch.


X.J. Kennedy



From Cross Ties: Selected Poems (University
of Georgia Press, 1985), copyright (c) 1985
by X. J. Kennedy. For permission to reprint,
transmit by internet, or for any other purpose,
address Curtis Brown Ltd., Ten Astor Place,
New York, NY 10003.



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