Alicia Patti

Rookie (Boston, MA)

Mirabile Dictu - Poem by Alicia Patti

So wonderful to relate the main
event of the big tent, a sideshow,
frangible as a chrysalis longing
to pull a Lord Lucan.

Show Me Your Bona Fides –
I’ll show you my philosopher’s stone,
breathing life into my troglodytic bones
once again.

No screeds for me, just simple
alchemy, short and to the point, with
a big bolus of veritas. Mirabile dictu.
Bless me and Amen.

Comments about Mirabile Dictu by Alicia Patti

  • (5/7/2007 4:57:00 PM)

    i'll have to look that one up, but it sure is thought provoking, as the whole poem is.
    Nice work.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 2, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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