Thursday, June 30, 2016

Susan Hawthorne #182 potentialities

each phrase is filled with potentialities
it depends on what you mean
your interpretation    is your mind on the job?
are you some weird abstract/ion    blue
on green

              there is an opaque universe out
there somewhere    shadow overtaking
light/ning    it could be a gesture of the eyes
a dance such as Indians perform with

1 comment:

  1. great stuff! The second stanza is particularly powerful - I love how it suggests a greater connection, that which exists between the mysteries of the universe and the body of a dancer communicating their cultural identity, that is opaque knowledge to us, too. So much going on here. (I love that it is about opacity as a force which remains underrated in thinking about cultural differences, let alone the cosmos...)


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