The problem with affection:




took the knife

plunged it in Truth’s heart,

and twisted.

“Die you must,” said the voice –

filled with melodrama.

“Die you must,

so I can live.”


[photo by Franco Folini on Flickr]



  1. Very cool – and I’m no poetry fan.

  2. Fool that I am, I would rather feel everything, and know nothing at all.

  3. hmmm… and then I think… that perhaps if we can not feel, we can not know. I love the way your mind creates a series of journeys for me.

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