Poem for Display in an Inaccessible Location

This entry is part 9 of 14 in the series Public Poems


Second-hand poetry has
been linked to
the cancer
of unanswerable
questions. Even
if it’s safely
out of mind,
like a dessicated seed
or a leaf in darkness,
mouths with
no memory
can still turn
the blanks where
letters were
into seditious
little Os. So
thank you for
not reading.

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6 Replies to “Poem for Display in an Inaccessible Location”

  1. Indeed, a primary goal of tyrants is to keep everyone in their “proper place”! Which is one reason they fear poets….

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