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  A Question of Time
by Robin Ouzman Hislop
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Rated "PG13" by the Author.

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A question of time & paradox


A Question of Time.

 

As if the day, were that once before day,

Eternal day, or just that first, human day,

Could be this day more than but erased

Until now & this memory mere nostalgia.

 

Indeed that day was but human, as now, a

Question of time, look backwards, it’s said.

Count the light years, whilst predicated dead,

Multiply into eternal multiple diversity,

 

Variety, assortment, many-ness, plurality.

& this day so fresh & new, what of its fate?

Day of air & mist, of brick & broken bucket

At the gate, a winding blue polythene sheet,

 

A door swung on a hinge, a whitewashed wall,

Is time, naked, a shadow, does it fall, or, not all?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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Reviewed by Michelle Mead 12/28/2009
This has so many depth-filled questions laced within a few lines, and has a real wisdom to it, the type of thing where multiple readings glean multiple meanings. Very well-written.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 12/28/2009
Now this truly made me think and that's a good thing. Well penned and profound.
Reviewed by richard cederberg 12/25/2009
A poetic mind
squeezed the universe
and a drop of aesthetic honey
anointed his pen.
Excellent imaging Robin,
Your first stanza blew me away!
All the best in the New Year!
richard
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 12/23/2009
Nicely written piece. Take care.

GOD BLESS
Tony

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