Tagged: logic

the raw materials

the raw materials
of our lives are
messy, have
teeth to chew
up logic, a
throat for
petitions,
and the stomach to
stomach the doubt
.
20180509:0758
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when the system is

when the system is
working
for us, our minds
have long adjusted
as though
it has always been so,
so that with any
veering, we
grumble, squeal
along the curves,
allow logic to drag
.
20150720:0914
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my father’s hands

my father’s hands
defy the rules of
logic, physics,
and the lifetime
of retiring
machine parts.
as good as
new
is just a
phrase rattling,
clanking, echoed
in other households.
in ours, silence
speaks steadfast
.
20121102:1348
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