In the Body of a Woman

In the body of a woman
in space
where physics is wet
where third laws drip
and nth degrees soar
and quantum mechanics sweat
a still life spins

Life supposes a woman's body
like life is supposed to
yet & somehow
the lawmakers of gravity
laugh recklessly

[November, 1998]

Piet Cross was born in the United States in 1952. He lives with his five children, assorted animals from nature and his books in Providence, Rhode Island. Click Here to view the Piet Cross Poetry Index.

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Piet Cross Poetry-The Breeze Vectors, "In the Body of a Woman," No. 47
Published: November 15, 1998 by the Cosmic Baseball Association