When Longinus Asked…

Stephen Kuusisto, Letters to Borges

This morning

I wrote “I know”

When Longinus asked—

What are we to say

of inquiries and questions?

 

Of pleading eyes

And voiceless inquiries

He said nothing.

Perhaps he tried

But there’s a lacuna

Equivalent

To about five pages.  

 

Author: skuusisto

Poet, Essayist, Blogger, Journalist, Memoirist, Disability Rights Advocate, Public Speaker, Professor, Syracuse University

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