The art of editing

can feel like working
for an origami factory
that’s folded, a sculptor’s
workshop that’s gone bust,
for a transatlantic Zeppelin
maker who lost everything
in the ’29 crash, but, really,
you are a diviner doing
well, a piano tuner who’s
just grand, a plus-size
delicate but contemporary
ladies’ glove manufacturer
who deserves a big hand.

 

Chrissy Williams