William Harris

ode to pie a la mode

for Jack Karouac

15 ounces 9” pie crust american night a blanket
6 cups sliced apples jazz leaping off pages
2/3 cup granulated sugar buddha found under a tree
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon san francisco america reborn
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg a holy hiking pack
1 1/2 tablespoons corn starch boots mingling mud
1 tablespoon unsalted butter drunk again

a scoop of ice cream allergic to cans of tuna