Smutober: Love

#smutober

 

Do not adjust your set!

This untitled poem was written twenty seven years ago (!!!!!)  in the spirit of poet  e e cummings; as i navigated the intricacies of what was then unrequited love (and the intricacies of  this poetic form).

 

un    (spoken)  words

                                                             …

                                                                       hover

                            in the    s   p     a      c    e  s

                                                    be t(  WE   )en

                        each “spoken ( ) word”

b
e
t
w

‘you’
&                       (WE)
‘I’

e
e
n

                                                       waits….

                                        for  voice                             ”   “

25/10/90

PS: I have no idea what will happen to this text on a phone but you can find a “translation” of the words if the form defeats you – here.

4 thoughts on “Smutober: Love

    • Thanks Michael, It was quite tricky to do on WordPress – much easier when its a pen in your hand. Its been good for me to go back over my old writing again. I spent a lot of time way when honing all that, so I’m pretty pleased to see that most of what I still have isn’t too bad…
      Indie

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