Anamnesis

This entry is part 13 of 18 in the series Morning Porch Poems: Summer 2013

Axis of smells gathered in the knot of a compass, windmill churning in the absence of wind: if I say panaginip, it means dream split open. It means heat causing a mirage of tender feelings, or rain falling in sixteen hour shifts. So much moisture is good for the soil; and such weather is perfect for a meal of beans. If the insects have had their supper, why are they lined up at the sill? On the continents of yes and no and maybe, there are thresholds that cannot be crossed, and there are those that blur beyond recognition.

 

In response to an entry from the Morning Porch.

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  1. Some of my students have said they don’t like poetry with words that necessitate their running to a dictionary to have a look >_< …

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