The Anthologist Prepares the New Edition
I’ll cut his seven pages down to five.
Hers, I’ll trim from five to three.
That gives us room to print four pages
Of new and vital work by—me.
His life is often an overbrimming cup.
Moreover, his toilet seat is mostly up.
Anthony Harrington, exiled from Philadelphia to Alpharetta, Georgia, continues to waste his declining years writing stuff that sometimes scans and often rhymes. His collection, From the Attic: Selected Verse, 1965-2015, with 230-plus verses, is being held captive by Amazon. Please ransom a copy or two.