Bill Knott

(1940 - 2014 / Carson City, Michigan)

Dearth Demise - Poem by Bill Knott

Satiety help me I have inhabit
of this world. Extant upon its designs
to be more aimlessly fluttering at
the window, to shadow all the patterns

it offers each sun. In frames far as eye
I draw my words towards a juggler's shards
as if our fallings-down our deaths occurred
but did not involve a lot of colloquialized

arm movements, the body language throws. Thus
the shape of your silence when it speaks me
is different than mine in saying you,

though both of them resemble that spasm hymned as
repose lifepause a happen of sorts the way
the horizon's a long way without meaning to.


Comments about Dearth Demise by Bill Knott

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/2/2018 9:35:00 AM)

    A poem on demise nicely executed. Beautiful poem by Bill Knott.. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/2/2018 3:18:00 AM)

    Help me! ! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (10/2/2018 1:15:00 AM)

    Such a great poem by Bill Knott......................... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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