Paul Muldoon and Stephen Colbert read TEA

Poet Paul Muldoon and Stephen Colbert read his poem “Tea” on the Colbert Report last night, making it the number one poem in America. In Canada you can see it here. In US it is here.

Ode to Tea

by isabella mori after four hours of sleep and 16 hours of work here comes pouring into the poet a cup of tea. tea!  tea!  tea! drug that whitewaterrafts into forgotten veins and drags with it, drawing deep from the bottomless swirls leftover bits and pieces of energy, scraping fragments of strength off the walls…

Zen Tea Poem by Sen no Rikiyu (1521-91)

When both the host and guest have exchanged their minds, only then does the water truly boil. Since the garden path is a way beyond this transient world, why not shake off the dust which soils the mind? What is Tea? Simply boiling water, making Tea, and drinking it. Know that this is fundamental. The…

On the Lines

This is what they’re talking about A body as large as Mount Meru Can the heart survive the procedure? Experiment after experiment Produced only cast off Frankensteins Our heart blood incompatible: wrong type Now, remembering Whitman’s lines On the body electric I lay on the power lines And fuse through the grid Light zaps white…