DAYDREAMS WITH EX-WIFE AS DESTROYED DRESSERS
It strikes me that 'stanza' is the Italian word for 'room.' The containment of stanzas reminds me formally not just of rooms but of dresser drawers. Poems can visually look like little boxes of stuff. We collect all our palpable history in these drawers, and sometimes it is hard to part with it all. Even with ex-wives.