"I dream of a hard and brutal mysticism in which the naked self merges with the nonhuman world and somehow survives...Paradox and bedrock."-Edward Abbey

16 April 2011

Catch as Catch Can

An attempt at a poem I did once. Try not to laugh too awful hard, neh?

Catch me if you can-
But how can you place the wind
inside a bottle?
How can you hope
to hold hands with a shadow?

Have you ever spoken
to a man who has forgotten words?
That's someone after all
you really should to talk to

Can you run?
Such a question
is academic,
When in all actuality
you should be asked;
Do you know
how to walk?

To look?
To listen?
To breathe?
To live?

Catch me if you can...-2009CE/Year of the Ox, 4707 


  1. I really like this. It certainly leaves me in a contemplative place to start this morning morning from.

  2. I loved this poem, it's beautiful.

  3. Thank you. The very last thing I consider myself is a poet.