Thursday, September 29, 2011

How to Eavesdrop on Your Echo


I keep telling you
Distance is in the way

You have to make room for it
Under your roof

Without giving yourself away.


6 comments:

  1. Another adventure in creative syntax, Vassilis!

    Distance is
    in the way you have to make room for it

    OR

    Distance is in the way—
    you have to make room for it

    EITHER WAY

    Without giving yourself away (= depleting yourself and/or revealing yourself)

    Lovely....

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  2. The oracle might have said this to preserve a secret we won't discover until we get over that next peak.

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  3. Distance is in the way

    the beholder looks.

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  4. It enchants the view and makes the heart grow fonder, while reminding us also that "out of sight, out of mind" holds equally true... so the least we can do is keep looking, while still able.

    (Scary WV: "terandro". The oracle of history says a fear of man is alas not always misplaced.)

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  5. And also the beast in man is always well-placed.

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  6. Joe,

    You comment was stupidly mistaken for "spam" by Blogger and I just now discovered how stupid I am for not checking my spam box more often; your comments--insightful as ever--deserve my belated thanks.

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