AN ARGUMENT He lit his pipe, “I’ll stay,” he slowly said, / “Till heaven comes a blazing in my head PIO IN HIS WRITING HUT Lilly is there! She showers in blue sky / and the feathers of birds. Her head is thrown back! / She is singing about love… JUST THE BEGINNING OF ANOTHER DAY It was a day of orange light splashing on white walls / when first-light broke in the east as birds were longing into their songs and cows… THERE’S WISDOM IN ALL DANCING DEEDS “There’s a song to sing for all things,” / said Pio to his bride. / “Of course there is,” said Lilly, / ̶… LILLY IS STANDING ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD In the sky, / an old woman’s soul is rising higher / like the sun, / bright as a prayer in an angel’s pocket.