Orogeny

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Photo: Joan Fontcuberta

The mind fragile; he crosses an ocean and all disintegrates into order.

Into her arms he goes; rip, decision, spill. Freeing the border.

The old line awakens into dance, A New One! The rhythm spins.

The beat of every blue shade.  Simple: A new wor(l)d begins.

Speeding Mercury ‘exhausts’ before Neptune even meets the word.

At last the star of words burns away, swimming paths rediscovered

Read as dawning age’s Kwharavisu; dawn of the new Gospel

And all the while she sits high in the cherry tree,

Intent on the eye of the impossible.

 

© 2011, Amaya Engleking

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