VARIATION ON A THEME BY MILOSZ MISQUOTED BY ROBERT HASS
Lunch Poems Reading Series, Berkeley 2004
O to see through teargas! The color flash grenade—
O to see through teargas the flash grenade transfigure what was once
in colored Oakland the flooded street ablaze!
The numbing quiet spilled from flesh the stun grenade
ripped open. O molten scent of what it stung—
About "Variation on a Theme by Milosz Misquoted by Robert Hass," Bradley Harrison Smith writes: