When one speaks of Maverick Poetry, one speaks of politics. Referring to the Great Red Book again, examine the root--
Politic: 1. Artful; ingenious; shrewd 2.using, displaying or proceeding
from policy; wise; prudent; judicious--see synonyms Suave-- Websters'
New Lexicon Encyclopedia of the English Language.
I, knowing little, will tell you that only a graceful animal survives
an urban range. Only the awkward Coyote is scoured across the road,
tracing the lightning zags of rubber. Rarely do you see the Coyote of
7th and Grand trampled by the feet of cars. The Maverick Coyote, Skunk,
Bear, Possum--whatever survives the sentence of becoming a meat cookie
cooked on the concrete of our own humiliating kingdom by simply
Observing the luxuries of man, sampling the bounty of society in our
own quiet moments of inattention.