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Calder_BEST_Shiva_Dec_2012_WWMA

Alexander Calder, Shiva, 1965

 

The Destroyer

André du Broc

I first knew you
as a child.
A simple enough
concept,
easily grasped.
When you grew tired
of my upkeep,
I’d end.
It’s the cost of admission,
the penalty for taking
one too many breaths.
Still I understood,
and pondering this deal,
I shrugged.
What else can one do?

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