Volume 11, Number 10—October 2005
The Worriers' Guild
Today there is a meeting
of the Worriers' Guild,
and I'll be there.
The problems of Earth are
to be discussed
end to end
for five days
end to end
with 1100 countries represented
all with an equal voice
some wearing turbans and smocks
and all the men will speak
and the women
with or without notes
in 38 languages
and nine different species of logic.
Outside in the autumn
the squirrels will be
chattering and scampering
directionless throughout the town
they aren't organized yet.
Used by permission of Anhinga Press, Tallahassee, FL, USA, and the author.
Suggested Citation: The Worriers' Guild [another dimension]. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2005, Oct [date cited]. http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1110.AD1110
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