I ... entered the poem of life, whose purpose is ... simply to witness the beauties of the world, to discover the many forms that love can take. (Barabara Blackman in 'Glass After Glass')

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22 November 2013

Secret Message

Let this poem, going
on down the page,
veering not, show
everything that matters.

If it had a
spine,

a straight edge, all
links would support
lucid or veiled explanations.

Is not such a
secret message found

at the beginnings of
linear explorations, and (partly) one
long sideways excursion?



Poetic Asides November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge: day 21, a secret message.

This one is more of a riddle, really. Who will be first to post the answer?

1 comment:

  1. Oh no, I'm not very good with riddles - but your poem is lovely!

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