“God’s Razors” by Eric Burger

Eric Burger


Afternoon light effervesces on the waves,
flashes off a jumbo jet.

A golden retriever courses past my leg
as soft as a pile of ashes.

from Rattle #37, Summer 2012


Eric Burger: “Slow down! Don’t eat animals! Buy this piano! Vote for freedom! It’s what’s for dinner! I write poetry because, in a good poem, the exclamation points are real.”

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