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the fifth


“element” . three
" drive it like you stole it "
it’s quiet and quite
like elementary
as simple is
what’s obviously


the sensus communis
dimensionally . speaking
and thinking it through
should make perfect
the senses too

“of five wits”

dear William, it’s true
the core imagination
estimates memory
of focused fantasy
is commonly known
as the time in sensory
of a . motion…

" extra yet ordinary "
means of extraordinary
to show a notion


" do you feel it "
transcendentally . speaking
can you ‘here’ it . leaking

into a pull
of gravitationally dull
yet immediately accessible
" understanding "

of incarnations
for the sake of relations
do you see…
the identity of 

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  1. Date: 4/10/2013 10:29:00 PM

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 12:13:00 PM
    Another cool theme here, Izzy - the lines flow at a good "spoken word" pace. Again, it's great to see you putting up new posts here at the Soup.

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 10:53:00 AM
    Thank you so much for stopping by my poetry and leaving your trail of comments dripping off the pages. Love, Carol