A Problem In Reduction 2012

A Problem In Reduction

 

For the sake of my new public,

I’ll write shorter poems.

No more

Arriving at A4’s

Last row,

Theme drained and spent

At A4’s bottom.

 

Now to state

An essence, core, crux, spirit

That is short

And art.

 

Now to say the whole

In mini-forms that satisfy

The norms I go by –

Be an owl, a mole,

To reach a world,

Bigger, outer foreign; every child

Whose language I’ve not heard,

Avoiding trick and joke

That soothe my heart.

So translators can translate

Idiom, thought-through-slaved over.

 

Challenge, entertainment, woe?

Don’t know.

I’ll try.

(You see, it is already lengthy.)

Oy!

 

A Problem In Reduction 2.4.2012

The Processes; Creative, Thinking, Meditative II;

Arlene Corwin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: