Learning TO love The Law

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

yet to produce a child

Marie is given the name
madame deficit as the country
is in economic chaos.
And she continues to spend
as if nothing's happened
on dresses and jewels
and shoes and--
she was the imelda marcos
of her day.

Of all the debts
marie incurs, the greatest
is what she owes her country:
An heir to the throne.
In the seven years
since their marriage,
louis and marie have yet
to produce a child.
Marie finds herself


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