Below is the poem entitled A Cooperage for Hidden Faces which was written by poet
archuletta. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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These Unseen Faces a Legal Cooperage
“Cunning is the conscience that intends the keep of our enlightenment to its own past. Same is it - in the art making of a vessel that holds of precious wine, and what the cooper already knows is his forever cask.
Their genius is how these skillfully made casks for wine still lay hidden and never found… That in the belly of a long ago forgotten shipwreck it is where the passage of time and the grape itself tighten staves evermore so more tightly bound…”