Poems

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1.
Report From The Besieged City

Too old to carry arms and fight like the others -

they graciously gave me the inferior role of chronicler
I record - I don't know for whom - the history of the siege
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2.
Mr. Cogito And The Imagination

Mr. Cogito never trusted
tricks of the imagination

the piano at the top of the Alps
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3.
Pebble

The pebble
is a perfect creature

equal to itself
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4.
The Envoy Of Mr Cogito

Go where those others went to the dark boundary
for the golden fleece of nothingness your last prize

go upright among those who are on their knees
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5.
I Would Like To Describe

I would like to describe the simplest emotion
joy or sadness
but not as others do
reaching for shafts of rain or sun
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6.
Home

A home above the year's seasons
home of children animals and apples
a square of empty space
under an absent star
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7.
A Ballad That We Do Not Perish

Those who sailed at dawn
but will never return
left their trace on a wave--
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8.
The Monster Of Mr Cogito

1

Lucky Saint George
from his knight's saddle
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9.
Architecture

Over a delicate arch--
an eyebrow of stone--

on the unruffled forehead
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10.
From The Top Of The Stairs

Of course
those who are standing at the top of the stairs
know
they know everything
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