Jacob Scheier | JUMBO ELEGY

JUMBO ELEGY “Paralysed force, gesture without motion;” —The Hollow Men The cement elephant plays chicken with a train, forever up ahead. With painted eyes he stares down the ghost of that locomotive. Makes it vanish. The town’s barren tracks like casket handles holding nothing’s ceaseless progress. Jumbo, the world’s most beloved behemoth, still as a […]