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A brave dog will teach you to swim
and Jim will fix your furnace.
Song will wake the spiders
you have hidden in your sleep.
Your arms, lovers, long at the wrist
will wrestle with a hubcap.
Change dropped from another’s suit
will glisten if you keep it.
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in your carpeted office you lay my life down / and say open up to that small room in my sternum.
In his new book, the former Fed chair cuts through economic orthodoxy on central banking. But he fails to reckon deeply with its political consequences.