“Portals,” Acrylic on Wood, © 1987, Clifford Singer
Tangy Soot. Tang-I-Bull Soot.

Trua-vir Sand. Liv-a-Tru Sand.
Physics: The Movie. R.I.P.,
crown assays in a bathtub,
or Galileo, trekking to the far side
of the valley to touch that
boulder on the ridge.
And would this prove he saw
mountains on the moon in any case,
Sand asks.