Friday, June 22, 2007

A Favorite Poem

The Pattern

As soon as
I speak, I
speaks. It

wants to
be free but
impassive lies

in the direction
of its
words. let

X equal X, X
equals X. I

speak to
hear myself
speak? I

had not thought
that some-
thing had such

undone. It
was an idea
of mine.

--Robert Creeley

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