Linear thinking

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Linear thinking. Artwork: DWV

Linear thinking

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A line is where

two sides meet.

A road remembers

the two cities

it connects.

The line between two lips

may curl upwards

into a smile.

You combine short lines

into figures

when you write down

your age.

A graph tells

the swoops and falls

and swells

of your health.

A line can be imagined

from the soles of your feet

to the centre of the planet,

the force that gently holds you

on the earth.

Some profess a line

from their hearts

to a heaven

described in a holy book.

.

Is there a line

between life and death

where the two sides meet?

.

We have never stopped trying,

we have never succeeded

in drawing that line.

About kruger01

Poet, author, translator Grandfather of five. Bonsai grower.
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