to a violet broccoli

what arcadian ecologues do you recite

blushing mythic buds of sicilian

violesence?  what cloven romp do you

pipe across these rows

circling fauns and naiads under a

pre-cognitive moon?

pan devoured you at

banquets of tangled

appetites in woodbyne thicket

edging cultivation

aphrodite plucked this

mortality plying consorts

with violaceae thrusts onto

ripened tongues such

purpled taboo sheathed in

green-leaf scabbards

making the gods beg