a banana, peanut butter, & two slices of wheat bread (a koan)
"Used with moderation, a first-class verse is an excellent and unusually fast-working form of heat therapy."
Seymour--An Introduction, J. D. Salinger
it was there
considering the first bite
of the peanut butter & banana sandwich
at what point to take the first bite?
& if he changed today
would the entire world spin differently
(the question was like sitting
in bright early summer sunshine)