Category Archives: metaphor

Reason cannot teach us how to dance

What time is it, the old man said to me. Time for  conversation with no fee We have to pay the therapist to hear Why we feel we need to live in fear Friends are better as they know our … Continue reading

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The immaculate perception!

She stared at me and knitted her wits Am I an idiolect, she asked? Wit is something nits don’t bother about Can you prove it? I can prove pi is not rational That is irreverent We’re not ex  or in … Continue reading

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Argument is pointless, love is key

Compare the BBQ on the hill to Nero fiddling while Rome burned The burning road with  buses overfull Old and poor folk crammed ,Calcutta like- The burning road objects ,its tarmac boils Swallows a man’s leg,this is no fake. With … Continue reading

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Oh Jesu

Affect matters more than numbers do Reason without love ,so blind to ends Rational means were used to kill our Jews. Searching  Europe’s “haystacks” for a clue Reason makes its wondrous,  obscene blend Affect matters more than numbers do When … Continue reading

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Stan wants a chamber pot for Xmas

Cats by Katherine Stan was recovering from his long feverish cold and cough.He had Emile standing on his desk under the window cleaning it with a microfibre cloth fastened to his right front paw Very good,Emile,he said in a husky … Continue reading

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The affect of his choice.

How can it be he is no longer here? How can it be I do not hear that voice His presence haunts me  from his  battered chair Though I  have  money and no needs to bare I  feel the grief, the … Continue reading

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This is not it

Impossible to move on because Between any two numbers There are infinitely many other numbers. Time does not consist of equal increments I saw the car fast moving towards me And time slowed down, it was ten minutes Before it … Continue reading

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To love well  is an art we can enact

To love well is an art and is an act Yet we must bear in mind this valued truth We need a little space in love for hate We also will not leave outside our tact Indeed, of love,  that … Continue reading

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The reading of a fundamental scoop?

The heart in grief feels like an abscessed tooth Too pained to sleep or chatter with the group We fear a dark acquaintance with the truth What savage way shall be our burdened proof; The reading of a fundamental scoop? … Continue reading

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G-d himself was shattered, without skin

And did you see the sparks of light within The hidden wood where watches the bright dove The darkness which to human soul’s akin God himself was shattered, without skin Each part a  broken light of what was love But … Continue reading

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