when your poem

when your poem has its mask with
drawn    when

guile stands silent and when
the truck of many voices
shakes the bear of wisdom    this

when your poem shucks its mask
when time

begets another time    as we
and as you    when your poem
annuls its mask    withholds &


4 comments on “when your poem

  1. thotpurge says:

    In discovering “we” the poem has to discover “you”… that alone can set the bear of wisdom free. Meanwhile, the masks.

  2. Shakes the bear of wisdom…so good

    When we unmask our words– I think you captured the
    Essence of what it feels like to write a poem perfectly.

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 )

Facebook photo

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

Connecting to %s