By Thomas Page

Decima: this is a Spanish form. Normal poem that can be posted without attribution. There are two decimas here.

In philosophy class students

Scratch their heads at a box drawn on

The board. The professor draws long

Lines, hoping that the picture warrants

A house with child and his parents

“What can we truly know about

The family? Can you think out

Of our consciousness? Our drawing

Could be or not be existing”

Silence, academic brownout


My English teacher tried to use

The story “Beast in the Jungle.”

She tried the usual angle.

It was hard for her to recuse

Our idea that there are some clues

To James’ life. That we accuse

The story of something it was

Not caused quite substantial buzz

In the small room of majors and

Veterans of the subject nor bland


In their wit couldn’t stop because


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