DPF / Tate

For magicians, from The Eternal Ones of the Dream.

from Saturdays Are for Bathing Betsy / by James Tate

How each sort of animal and
plant prevents itself from returning to dust
just a little while longer while I transfer some
assets to a region where there are no thinking creatures,
just worshipping ones. They oscillate along like magicians,
deranged seaweed fellows and their gals