Poetry at the Post: A Palinode by Sasha Steensen

Palinode
BY SASHA STEENSEN

What form bounds forward from behind but The Atlantic Railroad Coastline Co.?

The whole Roman Empire was sold by ascending auction in 193 A.D.

Landscape resulting from the ruina montium mining technique at Las Médulas, Roman Spain, one of the most important gold mines in the Roman Empire photo: courtesy of  Rafael Ibáñez Fernández  CC-BY-SA-3.0
Landscape resulting from the ruina montium mining technique at Las Médulas, Roman Spain, one of the most important gold mines in the Roman Empire photo: courtesy of Rafael Ibáñez Fernández CC-BY-SA-3.0

Today’s NAPOWRIMO prompt is to write a palinode—or a reiteration for a previous poem written. Hmmmm… this is going to take more time than I have this morning as I pack up and head to the airport for #AWP15 Minneapolis. This will be a good project for the plane ride.