Pleiades

by Richard Denner


Orion chased them.
Sterope fell into a faint.

Vulcan set a net to catch
Venus in her embrace of Mars.

Sappho saw the seven sisters set.
She knew love makes a poet into a boar.

You say, "Allís fair,"
and I, "Boars have wings."


Copyright © 2004, Richard Denner
Pleiades

The Pleiades Star Cluster


Richard Denner, a jack of all trades, lives with his elderly mother near Sebastopol, California. He is the impresario of dPress chapbooks, and you are invited to visit his website: http://www.dpress.net.


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