There,at the bottom of being,where the water that makesthis planet a world   is the color of spacetime the octopus — with her body-shaped mindand her eight-arm embrace    of alien realities,with her colorblind vision    sightful of polarized lightand her perpetually awestruck    lidless eye — can see shades of blue we cannot conceive. Call it god    if you mustlean on the homelyto […]

Octopus Blues