“a visage of true nobility / arose from the slime.” (Frank J. Serpa)

Rosenberg Archive
Past issues of Forum magazine can be found at CCSF’s Louise & Claude Rosenberg, Jr. Library, R335 (Archives).

Man

by Frank J. Serpa

Once in a vague passage
a visage of true nobility
arose from the slime.

It grew and expanded.

It flourished and was the
master of its destiny.

It decayed and destroyed
itself.

“Man,” by Frank J. Serpa originally published in Forum (1961, City College of San Francisco).

 

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