In honor of Curiosity, this sestina featuring Spirit and Opportunity~

My father had a flexible notion of sacred and profane, of lethal and palliative, decanting holy water from Lourdes in a can that once held Raid Flying Insect Killer.  Finding this relic in my grandmother’s closet inspired this sestina, “Findings from the Spirit Rover,” now up over at the Fishouse.  (audio)