‘Its signs are writ upon the seeker's heart,
yet still the seeker cannot ken those signs
until his heart becomes exposed to light…’
Nous is the greatest faculty of mankind;
our sentient being is crucified as a weakness.
Its signs are writ upon the seeker's heart.
A sybarite is often a slave to his habits;
leaving a huddle of implicature in his wake,
yet still the seeker cannot ken those signs.
Euphonious phrases are mellifluous to the ear—
impervious to the unction being ephemeral
until his heart becomes exposed to light…
REASON FOR CHOICE OF WORDS:
I chose the words for their semantic qualities.
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"He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary."
- William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway).
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