Thursday, April 8, 2010

Verse: Confusion

the murchy waters of the Illinois River
the development section of Beethoven's 5th Symphony, 1st mov.
why things are the way they are
why status is so important to people
the "I really don't know what to think" stage
the changing colors of the nighttime sky

Change---maybe that's it
Are we afraid of it?
There's something about it that
causes Confusion.

I know one may first think of
small, inconsequential things
But this is about--
what is it about exactly?

the simultaneously orderly and chaotic elements
why outgoing people talk and why shy people are silent
the lack of information, lack of details
why, just...

[Written: 11/3/05]

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