Dogs 2014

SUBLIMATION
(1/7/14)


I'm finally
back in the house
after shoveling
snow
from the driveway

the walkways

some stubborn
stacks of flakes
and welded ice
remain
but it's much
better
than the few
inches
of frozen cover
with which
I began

a few
hours later
I look out
and all
worked surfaces
are basically
dry
even though
the temp
is still
in the teens

I remember
high school science
and smile
at the belated
practicality
of such theory

I'm hoping
to go that
way

a little sun

a little breeze

my body
fades directly
into the ether
without a messy
corpse
in between

shovel
interred forever
in the garage