Money is energy, so Adolf the Superman swallows gold. “I want macaroni and cheese next time,” he confides to a woman friend. “I haven’t had it in years.” Meanwhile, a hundred heads of Einstein have been placed on the spikes of an iron fence for Albert’s centennial. A large banner draped across the front of the building says, Improve Every Shining Hour. The crowd that has gathered on the sidewalk is unsure whether this is an order or just a strong suggestion. I paste the hollow zebra to the landscape – art in the 21st century, presently untitled.
Howie Good, a journalism professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz, is the author of Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements, winner of the 2015 Press Americana Prize for Poetry. He co-edits White Knuckle Press with Dale Wisely.