First matters too much, I - Second, too intimate, You - Third like the rest, that aged bearded Jew - like those before, doesn't even like all that are like him in that way including - no - just he, him, third person is impersonal enough for - for - description Right, God? Right? Right? All just - just - characters in Your play - second - Your mind - intimate - Your imagination so why - why - why - make it personal? why make it first person? He - him - different only insofar as every person is different only from every other Make it matter Make it matter all just - he's just - - matter Right, God? Right? Right? Like all the rest, that aged bearded Jew - Graying, withering, wondering whether words fray too like the sinews of his - His - Torah for he is matter for unto matter he shall return like those before like all that are like Him
‘Open link night’
For the most recent ‘open link night’ I have decided to share a poem that I wrote nearly one year ago (in early June), not longer after I created this blog. In general, I don’t feel particularly comfortable writing free verse, and this was one of my earliest attempts at it.