Flag Poem

White square in the center of a blue one twice as large;
Right triangles, red on gold, with shared hypotenuses;
Blue rectangle stacked on red like freight crates on a barge;
White X on a sea of blue. These flags do have their uses!


Made The Sausage Is How

Poems are just words in rows
While everyone’s got lots of those
The order that the poet chose
Is key–excepting, I suppose
When Gertrude Stein defined her Rose