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Poetry by Robert Stone: None asks why or how: a word-list

None asks why or how: a word-list sonnet
Poetry by Robert Stone
No gateway welcomes diver into waves.
A quick or slow determination marks
our entry into temporary graves
of transcendental lust for brighter sparks.

No pathway hails graffiti-wise stop now.
Advancing thoughtless brings us to that point
where all is clear and none asks why or how
or all the pieces scattered are disjoint.

No passage knows a charm to limit love.
A wobble of the head, the heart, the brain
precedes sight wonders shadowless above
before aphotic turbulences claim.

Our wishes unfulfilled have left us starved

like pumpkins decorated but uncarved.

~ Robert Stone, 14 October 2016
Word List: Graffiti - wobble - gateway - transcendental - lust - aphotic - quick - love - turbulence - pumpkin.
This poem was written for Poetry in the Boro. The words were choices of the audience at the September reading. I later thought it might be called: Falling in love. - Robert Stone



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