Robert Pinsky, 22 May 2003
The world is allusive. The mantis alludes to a twig To deflect the starling, the starling is a little stare Alluded to by Shakespeare: Jacques-Pierre,
His name alluding not to spears or beers Or shaking, though the mantis trembles a little, Helpless refugee. Or I imagine she does,
Feeding that fantasy to my heart, an organ Alluded to by the expression ‘courage’ Like...