What if ?

Photograph by
Ray K. Metzker
Philadelphia, 1962
8 x 10″ silver print



what if
you like
to draw
big flowers,

but what
if some
sage has
told you
that
there is
nothing
more beautiful

nothing
more
beautiful

than a
straight
line
?

what should
you draw:
big flowers?
straight lines?

i think
you should
draw

big
flow
ers

big
flow
ers

big
flow
ers

big
flow
ers

big
flow
ers
big
flow
ers

big
flow
ers

big
flow
ers

un
til

they
be
co
me

a
str
ai
gh
t

l
i
n
e


poem by
Rober Lax