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Marble - GOSS KERACEY
Isn’t marble a funny thing? It’s the great supporter, A champion of gravity, The substratum of society, If you think about it, And yet, at the same time, It’s so frivolous, ubiquitous To the point we use it to hold Wine bottles and coffee pots, Plates, knives, and forks, We eat over the stuff, Spill crumbs and grease on it, And it turns the other cheek, Looks on, never even flinching, Poised and ready to embrace The next task, as if bound By some divine duty to soldier, Silent, hushed even, onward. It almost makes you wonder If that’s what ...