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The Interior of Melancholia 

Pietro de Cortona sat at the
Back of a bus as it made
Its way to the Pallazzo Barbernini.
What he would do when he got
There he did not know.
He did know, however, that the
Ecstasy of Saint Teresa had
Made him question the ecstasy
Of last Saturday night.

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