Alexandre Xavier, Ph.D

(Coimbatore, S. India)

Sinking Back - Poem by Alexandre Xavier, Ph.D

sinking back into the 'is',
i become understood less and less
by the ones
who don't want to get out of their 'was'.
mind you, the mind is 'was'.
'was' excludes 'is',
but 'is' includes 'was'.
i understand more and more those
locked in the 'was',
while i become less and less,
as the 'is' embraces
this i that once was 'was'.
sinking back into the 'is',
thus, ...

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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