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Villanelle: How many the men gone had something yet to say

Villanelle: How many the men gone had something yet to say

How many the men gone had something yet to say
Had they not thought found they the answer to Riddle
Who had not wished how often to tell them, yes, " Nay ! "

Had they not come to some end each in his own way
Camus with " suicide " the Riddle he would unravel
How many the men gone had something yet to say

Think of the millions whose lives they did waylay
Seize Life with gusto make every moment sizzle
Who had not wished how often to tell them, yes, " Nay ! "

The disciple Mottram would lasting values slay
Others with less heed to creed their lives in a muddle
How many the men gone had something yet to say

Can Husserl's Abstract God replace the Yi Jing's sway
Do Golden Flower Secrets make men of mettle
Who had not wished how often to tell them, yes, " Nay ! "

Yang-Yin interplay ephemeral men dismay
Find his way he must out of the Maze's puzzle
How many the men gone had something yet to say
Who had not wished how often to tell them, yes, " Nay ! "

© T. Wignesan - Paris, November 5th., 2018

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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