Escape Plan Poem by Bill Knott

Escape Plan

Rating: 3.1

I examine
my skin

searching for
the pore

with EXIT
over it

Kim Barney 15 May 2015

John, you're too late with your comment directed at Bill. He died in 2014, or so says PH. You say the message is suicide. I interpreted it differently. I thought maybe he was suffering from some kind of terminal illness such as cancer, and knew he was dying, but hoping to find a way out.

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John Richter 29 May 2015

Thanks Kim... I see that now. But Escape Plan indicates a willing exit to me, not one waited for.... But I like your vision as well.

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K.c. Ford 15 May 2015

Get real Ramesh. Where is the beauty in twelve words expressing nothing?

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I think he was looking for a way to free his soul from a suffering body.But his poem has wry and sensitive humor to it..I'm sorry he's gone since he is my poet discovery for in peace and thank you for your poetry..

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Dominic Windram 02 October 2019

I wholeheartedly agree with your perceptive comments about this intriguing poem Lorraine. I think it has to be considered in its context of suffering.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 24 December 2021

5 Stars full for this very thought-provoking poem. That the poet might be dying so true.

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 22 December 2021

A thought provoking poem expressed in just minimal lines.

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Chinedu Dike 22 December 2021

Short and insightful lines..............

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Mahtab Bangalee 02 October 2019

inside insider of the self; an escape of the earning self!

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Edward Kofi Louis 02 October 2019

Over it! ! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Bill Knott

Bill Knott

Carson City, Michigan
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