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

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:

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